ICD-10-CM Code A74
Other diseases caused by chlamydiae
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 A74 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the three child codes of A74 that describes the diagnosis 'other diseases caused by chlamydiae' in more detail.
- A74 Other diseases caused by chlamydiae NON-BILLABLE
The ICD code A74 is used to code Chlamydia infection
Chlamydia infection (from the Greek, χλαμύδα meaning "cloak") is a common sexually transmitted infection in humans caused by the bacterium Chlamydia trachomatis. The term Chlamydia infection can also refer to infection caused by any species belonging to the bacterial family Chlamydiaceae. C. trachomatis is found only in humans. Chlamydia is a major infectious cause of human genital and eye disease. Chlamydia infection is one of the most common sexually transmitted infections worldwide; it is estimated that about 1 million individuals in the United States are infected with chlamydia.
|Specialty:||Infectious Disease, Gynecology, Urology|
|MeSH Codes:||D002690, D002690|
|ICD 9 Codes:||994.1, 483.1|
Pap smear showing C. trachomatis (H&E stain)
Coding Notes for A74 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 ExcludesType-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
- Neonatal chlamydial conjunctivitis - instead, use code P39.1
- Neonatal chlamydial pneumonia - instead, use code P23.1
- Reiter's disease - instead, use code M02.3-
- Sexually transmitted chlamydial diseases - instead, use Section A55-A56
Code Type-2 Excludes:
Type-2 ExcludesType-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."
- Chlamydial pneumonia - instead, use code J16.0
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'A74 - Other diseases caused by chlamydiae'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code A74. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.