ICD-10-CM Code A23
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 A23 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the six child codes of A23 that describes the diagnosis 'brucellosis' in more detail.
- A23 Brucellosis NON-BILLABLE
The ICD code A23 is used to code Brucellosis
Brucellosis, Bang's disease, Crimean fever, Gibraltar fever, Malta fever, Maltese fever, Mediterranean fever, rock fever, or undulant fever, is a highly contagious zoönosis caused by ingestion of unpasteurized milk or undercooked meat from infected animals, or close contact with their secretions.
|ICD 9 Code:||23|
Coding Notes for A23 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.
- Malta fever
- Mediterranean fever
- Undulant fever
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'A23 - Brucellosis'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code A23. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.