ICD-10-CM Code A04.6
Enteritis due to Yersinia enterocolitica
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
A04.6 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of enteritis due to Yersinia enterocolitica. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
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 A04.6 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 ExcludesType-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
- Extraintestinal yersiniosis - instead, use code A28.2
- DRG Group #371-373 - Major gastrointestinal disorders and peritoneal infections with MCC.
- DRG Group #371-373 - Major gastrointestinal disorders and peritoneal infections with CC.
- DRG Group #371-373 - Major gastrointestinal disorders and peritoneal infections without CC or MCC.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'A04.6 - Enteritis due to Yersinia enterocolitica'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code A04.6. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.
Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
This is the official exact match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that in all cases where the ICD9 code 008.44 was previously used, A04.6 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.