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ICD 10 Code A43.0

Pulmonary nocardiosis

2017 Billable/Specific Code

A disease of the respiratory system, caused by an infection with the gram-positive bacteria Nocardia. This disease is characterized by chest pain, haemoptysis, fever, weight loss, and cough. Transmission is by inhalation of Nocardia from soil or water. Confirmation is by identification of Nocardia in sputum samples, or lung biopsy.
  • A43.0 is a billable ICD-10 medical codes that provide a detailed representation of a patient's conditions or diagnoses.
  • 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 A43.0 allows for the capture of data regarding signs, symptoms, risk factors and comorbidities to better describe the clinical issue overall.

Reverse Index Lookup for ICD 10 CM CODE A43.0


The following ICD-10-CM Index entries contain back-references to ICD-10-CM A43.0:
  • Nocardiosis, nocardiasis   A43.9
    • lung   A43.0
    • pneumonia   A43.0
    • pulmonary   A43.0
  • Pneumonia   J18.9
    • in
      • nocardiosis, nocardiasis   A43.0

  • Major Diagnostic Categories
    M.D.C

    • MDC Category : 04|25|
    • MDC Type : Medical
    • Description : Diseases and Disorders of the Respiratory System|Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection|

  • Medicare Severity-Diagnosis Related Groups
    MS-DRG

    • DRG Range: |177-179|974-976|
      • 974 -- HIV W MAJOR RELATED CONDITION W MCC
      • 975 -- HIV W MAJOR RELATED CONDITION W CC
      • 976 -- HIV W MAJOR RELATED CONDITION W/O CC/MCC
      • 177 -- RESPIRATORY INFECTIONS & INFLAMMATIONS W MCC
      • 178 -- RESPIRATORY INFECTIONS & INFLAMMATIONS W CC
      • 179 -- RESPIRATORY INFECTIONS & INFLAMMATIONS W/O CC/MCC

  • Clinical Classifications Software
    CCS

    • CCS Category Number : 122
    • Description : Pneumonia (except that caused by tuberculosis or sexually transmitted disease)
    • Multi CCS Level 1 Number : 8
    • Level 1 Description : Diseases of the respiratory system
    • Multi CCS Level 2 Number : 8.1
    • Level 2 Description : Respiratory infections

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

    A43.0 ICD CODE is not Assigned For ACSA Admit

  • New York University Emergency Department visit severity algorithm
    NYU ED

    • Non-emergent - 0%
    • Emergent/Primary Care Treatable - 0%
    • Emergent - ED Care Needed - Preventable/Avoidable - 0%
    • Emergent - ED Care Needed - Not Preventable/Avoidable - 0%
    • Primary diagnosis of injury 0%
    • Primary diagnosis of mental health problems 0%
    • Primary diagnosis of substance abuse 0%
    • Primary diagnosis of Alcohol 0%
    • Unclassified 100%

Health Topic Realted To Pulmonary nocardiosis

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