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ICD 10 Code A48.1

Legionnaires' disease

2017 Billable/Specific Code

A disease of the pulmonary system, caused by an infection with the gram-negative bacteria Legionella. This disease is characterized by cough, shortness of breath, fever, muscle aches, or headache. Transmission is by inhalation of mist or vapour contaminated with Legionella. Confirmation is by detection of Legionella antigen in urine, identification of Legionalla from sputum or lung biopsy, or a four-fold increase in antibodies to Legionella.
  • A48.1 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 A48.1 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 A48.1


The following ICD-10-CM Index entries contain back-references to ICD-10-CM A48.1:

  • Major Diagnostic Categories
    M.D.C

    • MDC Category : 04|15|25
    • MDC Type : Medical
    • Description : Diseases and Disorders of the Respiratory System|Newborn And Other Neonates (Perinatal Period)|Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection

  • Medicare Severity-Diagnosis Related Groups
    MS-DRG

    • DRG Range: |177-179|793|974-976|
      • 177 -- RESPIRATORY INFECTIONS & INFLAMMATIONS W MCC
      • 178 -- RESPIRATORY INFECTIONS & INFLAMMATIONS W CC
      • 179 -- RESPIRATORY INFECTIONS & INFLAMMATIONS W/O CC/MCC
      • 793 -- FULL TERM NEONATE W MAJOR PROBLEMS
      • 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 : 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

    A48.1 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%

Health Topic Realted To Legionnaires' disease

Also called: LegionellosisLegionnaires' disease is a type of pneumonia caused by bacteria. You usually get it by breathing in mist from water that contains the bacteria. The mist may come from hot tubs, showers, or air-conditioning units for large buildings. The bacteria don't spread from person to person.Symptoms of ...

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