Diagnosis Code

A15.8 OTHER RESPIRATORY TUBERCULOSIS

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: A15.8

Short Description: Other respiratory tuberculosis

Long Description: Other respiratory tuberculosis

The code A15.8 is VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Tuberculosis (A15-A19)
      • Respiratory tuberculosis (A15)
        • A15.8 Other respiratory tuberculosis

Code Version: 2019 ICD-10-CM

Synonyms

  • Antibiotic resistant tuberculosis
  • Antibiotic resistant tuberculosis
  • Antibiotic resistant tuberculosis
  • Bacterial sinusitis
  • Caseating tuberculoid granuloma
  • Drug resistant tuberculosis
  • Ethionamide resistant tuberculosis
  • Isoniazid resistant tuberculosis
  • Pyrazinamide resistant tuberculosis
  • Tuberculosis of mediastinum
  • Tuberculosis of nasal septum
  • Tuberculosis of nasal sinus
  • Tuberculosis of nasopharynx
  • Tuberculosis of nose
  • Tuberculosis of oropharynx

Diagnostic Related Group(s)

The code A15.8 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0)
  • Respiratory Infections And Inflammations With Mcc (177)
  • Respiratory Infections And Inflammations With Cc (178)
  • Respiratory Infections And Inflammations Without Cc/mcc (179)

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code A15.8 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Inclusion Terms:
    • Mediastinal tuberculosis
    • Nasopharyngeal tuberculosis
    • Tuberculosis of nose
    • Tuberculosis of sinus [any nasal]

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
A15.8 Right Arrow 012.80 Resp TB NEC-unspec
This ICD-10 to ICD-9 data is based on the 2018 General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) files published by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for informational purposes only. The data is not an ICD-10 conversion tool and doesn’t guarantee clinical accuracy.

Similar Codes

ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
A15 Respiratory tuberculosis
A15.0 Tuberculosis of lung
A15.4 Tuberculosis of intrathoracic lymph nodes
A15.5 Tuberculosis of larynx, trachea and bronchus
A15.6 Tuberculous pleurisy
A15.7 Primary respiratory tuberculosis
A15.9 Respiratory tuberculosis unspecified

This page was last updated on: 10/1/2018