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ICD-10-CM Code A84.8
Other tick-borne viral encephalitis

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

A84.8 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of other tick-borne viral encephalitis. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


The ICD code A848 is used to code Louping ill

Louping-ill (also known as Ovine Encephalomyelitis, Infectious Encephalomyelitis of Sheep, Trembling-ill) is an acute viral disease primarily of sheep that is characterized by a biphasic fever, depression, ataxia, muscular incoordination, tremors, posterior paralysis, coma, and death. Louping-ill is a tick-transmitted disease whose occurrence is closely related to the distribution of the primary vector, the sheep tick Ixodes ricinus. It also causes disease in red grouse, and can affect humans. The name 'louping-ill' is derived from an old Scottish word describing the effect of the disease in sheep whereby they 'loup' or spring into the air.

Specialty: Infectious Disease
MeSH Codes: D008146,
ICD 9 Codes: 631,

Coding Notes for A84.8 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
Inclusion 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.
Louping ill
Powassan virus disease

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #023-027 - Cranio with major dev impl or acute complex cns pdx with MCC or chemo implant.
  • DRG Group #023-027 - Cranio with major dev impl or acute complex cns pdx without MCC.
  • DRG Group #023-027 - Craniotomy and endovascular intracranial procedures with MCC.
  • DRG Group #023-027 - Craniotomy and endovascular intracranial procedures with CC.
  • DRG Group #023-027 - Craniotomy and endovascular intracranial procedures without CC or MCC.
  • DRG Group #097-099 - Non-bacterial infect of nervous system except viral meningitis with MCC.
  • DRG Group #097-099 - Non-bacterial infect of nervous system except viral meningitis with CC.
  • DRG Group #097-099 - Non-bacterial infect of nervous system except viral meningitis without CC or MCC.

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'A84.8 - Other tick-borne viral encephalitis'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code A84.8. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Equivalent ICD-9 Codes GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Louping ill (approximate match)
Other specified tick-borne viral encephalitis (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 A84.8 and a single ICD9 code, 063.8 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.


Parent Code: A84 - Tick-borne viral encephalitis

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/A848