ICD 10 Codes >> Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99) A00-B99 >>Other bacterial diseases (A30-A49) A30-A49 >> Meningococcal infection A39.-

ICD 10 Code A39.5

Meningococcal heart disease

2017 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code

This describes infections caused by the bacterium Neisseria meningitidis (also termed meningococcus). This diagnosis causes an inflammation of the inner layer of the heart, the endocardium.
  • A39.5 is not a billable or specific ICD-10-CM diagnosis code.Codes under this level describe diganosis in detail.
  • ICD-10-CM codes are used for a variety of purposes, including statistics and for billing and claims reimbursement.
  • This is the American ICD 10 CM Version Of A39.5 allows for the capture of data regarding signs, symptoms, risk factors and comorbidities to better describe the clinical issue overall.

  • Major Diagnostic Categories
    M.D.C

    MDC Category Not Assigned For This ICD Code A39.5

  • Medicare Severity-Diagnosis Related Groups
    MS-DRG

    MS-DRG Category Not Assigned For This ICD Code A39.5

  • Clinical Classifications Software
    CCS

    CCS Category Not Assigned For This ICD Code A39.5

  • Prevention Quality Indicators (admissions for 'ambulatory care sensitive conditions')
    ACSC

    A39.5 ICD CODE is not Assigned For ACSA Admit

  • New York University Emergency Department visit severity algorithm
    NYU ED

    A39.5 ICD CODE is not Assigned in Category By NYU ED Algorithm

Health Topic Realted To Meningococcal heart disease

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