ICD-10-CM Code A04
Other bacterial intestinal infections
Non-Billable CodeNon-Billable means the code is not sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis. Use a child code to capture more detail.
ICD Code A04 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the ten child codes of A04 that describes the diagnosis 'other bacterial intestinal infections' in more detail.
- A04 Other bacterial intestinal infections NON-BILLABLE
The ICD code A04 is used to code Enteritis
Enteritis (entero- + -itis) is inflammation of the small intestine. It is most commonly caused by food or drink contaminated with pathogenic microbes. Symptoms include abdominal pain, cramping, diarrhea, dehydration, and fever. Inflammation of related organs of the gastrointestinal system are:
|MeSH Codes:||D004751, D004751, D004751, D004751, D004751, D004751, D004751|
|ICD 9 Codes:||5, 8, 9, 555, 556, 557, 558|
Coding Notes for A04 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'A04 - Other bacterial intestinal infections'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code A04. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.