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ICD-10-CM Code A20.0
Bubonic plague

BILLABLE
Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

A20.0 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of bubonic plague. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


The ICD code A200 is used to code Bubonic plague

Bubonic plague is one of three types of bacterial infection caused by Yersinia pestis. Three to seven days after exposure to the bacteria flu like symptoms develop. This includes fever, headaches, and vomiting. Swollen and painful lymph nodes occur in the area closest to where the bacteria entered the skin. Occasionally the swollen lymph nodes may break open.

Specialty: Infectious Disease
ICD 9 Code: 200

A bubo on the upper thigh of person infected with bubonic plague.

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #867-869 - Other infectious and parasitic diseases diagnoses with MCC.
  • DRG Group #867-869 - Other infectious and parasitic diseases diagnoses with CC.
  • DRG Group #867-869 - Other infectious and parasitic diseases diagnoses without CC or MCC.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Bubonic plague (disorder)

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'A20.0 - Bubonic plague'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code A20.0. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Bubonic plague (exact match)

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 020.0 was previously used, A20.0 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.


Parent Code: A20 - Plague

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/A200