ICD-10-CM Code A22
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 A22 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the six child codes of A22 that describes the diagnosis 'anthrax' in more detail.
- A22 Anthrax NON-BILLABLE
The ICD code A22 is used to code Anthrax
Anthrax is a disease with rapid onset caused by the bacterium Bacillus anthracis. Most forms of the disease are lethal, and it affects most animals. It can be transmitted through contact with infected meat. Effective vaccines against anthrax are available, and some forms of the disease respond well to antibiotic treatment.
|ICD 9 Code:||22|
Photomicrograph of a Gram stain of the bacterium Bacillus anthracis, the cause of the anthrax disease
Coding Notes for A22 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Code Includes Notes:
IncludesIncludes notes further define, or give examples of, conditions included in the section.
- Infection due to Bacillus anthracis
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'A22 - Anthrax'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code A22. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.