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ICD 10 Code A43.1

Cutaneous nocardiosis

2017 Billable/Specific Code

Cutaneous nocardiosis may be due to direct infection of the skin where it presents either as a solitary cold abscess or as a lymphangitic process in which infection spreads up lymphatic channels to form a linear array of suppurative nodules. Skin involvement is also present in a third of cases of systemic nocardiosis.
  • A43.1 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 A43.1 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 A43.1


The following ICD-10-CM Index entries contain back-references to ICD-10-CM A43.1:
  • Nocardiosis, nocardiasis   A43.9
    • cutaneous   A43.1

  • Major Diagnostic Categories
    M.D.C

    • MDC Category : 09|25|
    • MDC Type : Medical
    • Description : Diseases and Disorders of the Skin, Subcutaneous Tissue And Breast|Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection|

  • Medicare Severity-Diagnosis Related Groups
    MS-DRG

    • DRG Range: |606-607|974-976|
      • 606 -- MINOR SKIN DISORDERS W MCC
      • 607 -- MINOR SKIN DISORDERS W/O MCC
      • 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

  • Clinical Classifications Software
    CCS

    • CCS Category Number : 197
    • Description : Skin and subcutaneous tissue infections
    • Multi CCS Level 1 Number : 12
    • Level 1 Description : Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue
    • Multi CCS Level 2 Number : 12.1
    • Level 2 Description : Skin and subcutaneous tissue infections [197.]

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

    A43.1 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%

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