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ICD 10 Code A46

Erysipelas

2017 Billable/Specific Code

  • A46 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 A46 allows for the capture of data regarding signs, symptoms, risk factors and comorbidities to better describe the clinical issue overall.

    ICD 10 Code A46. Exclude 1:

    • postpartum or puerperal erysipelas (O86.89,)

  • Major Diagnostic Categories
    M.D.C

    • MDC Category : 09
    • MDC Type : Medical
    • Description : Diseases and Disorders of the Skin, Subcutaneous Tissue And Breast

  • Medicare Severity-Diagnosis Related Groups
    MS-DRG

    • DRG Range: 602-603
      • 602 -- CELLULITIS W MCC
      • 603 -- CELLULITIS W/O 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

    A46 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 - 100%
    • 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 0%

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