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ICD-10-CM Code A48
Other bacterial diseases, not elsewhere classified

NON-BILLABLE
Non-Billable Code
Non-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-10 from 2011 - 2016

ICD Code A48 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the seven child codes of A48 that describes the diagnosis 'other bacterial diseases, not elsewhere classified' in more detail.


Coding Notes for A48 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 Excludes
Type-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
Actinomycetoma - instead, use code B47.1

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'A48 - Other bacterial diseases, not elsewhere classified'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code A48. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


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