ICD-10-CM Code A49.02
Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection, unspecified site
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
A49.02 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection, unspecified site. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
Coding Notes for A49.02 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.
- Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infection
- 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.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'A49.02 - Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection, unspecified site'
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Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
This is the official approximate match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that while there is no exact mapping between this ICD10 code A49.02 and a single ICD9 code, 041.12 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.