ICD-10-CM Code A07.0
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
A07.0 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of balantidiasis. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code A070 is used to code Balantidiasis
Balantidiasis is a protozoan infection caused by infection with Balantidium coli.
|ICD 9 Code:||70|
Balantidium coli as seen in a wet mount of a stool specimen. The organism is surrounded by cilia.
Coding Notes for A07.0 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Inclusion TermsInclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
- Balantidial dysentery
- 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 'A07.0 - Balantidiasis'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code A07.0. 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 007.0 was previously used, A07.0 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.