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ICD-10-CM Code A54.43
Gonococcal osteomyelitis

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

A54.43 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of gonococcal osteomyelitis. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


Coding Notes for A54.43 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Code Type-2 Excludes:
Type-2 Excludes
Type-2 Excludes means the excluded conditions are different, although they may appear similar. A patient may have both conditions, but one does not include the other. Excludes 2 means "not coded here."
Gonococcal infection of spine - instead, use code A54.41

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #548-550 - Septic arthritis with MCC.
  • DRG Group #548-550 - Septic arthritis with CC.
  • DRG Group #548-550 - Septic arthritis without CC or MCC.

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'A54.43 - Gonococcal osteomyelitis'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code A54.43. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Other gonococcal infection of joint (approximate match)

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 A54.43 and a single ICD9 code, 098.59 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.


Parent Code: A54.4 - Gonococcal infection of musculoskeletal system

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