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ICD-10-CM Code A77.4

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 A77.4 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the three child codes of A77.4 that describes the diagnosis 'ehrlichiosis' in more detail.

The ICD code A77 is used to code Rickettsiosis

A rickettsiosis is a disease caused by intracellular bacteria. It has been predicted that global warming may lead to greater incidence.

Specialty: Infectious Disease
MeSH Codes: D012288, D012288, D012288, D012288,
ICD 9 Codes: 80, 81, 82, 83, 820
Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for A77.4 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."
Rickettsiosis due to Ehrlichia sennetsu - instead, use code A79.81

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'A77.4 - Ehrlichiosis'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code A77.4. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Parent Code: A77 - Spotted fever [tick-borne rickettsioses]

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