Diagnosis Code

A22.8 OTHER FORMS OF ANTHRAX

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: A22.8

Short Description: Other forms of anthrax

Long Description: Other forms of anthrax

The code A22.8 is VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Certain zoonotic bacterial diseases (A20-A28)
      • Anthrax (A22)
        • A22.8 Other forms of anthrax

Code Version: 2019 ICD-10-CM

Synonyms

  • Anthrax
  • Meningitis caused by Bacillus anthracis

Diagnostic Related Group(s)

The code A22.8 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0)
  • Other Infectious And Parasitic Diseases Diagnoses With Mcc (867)
  • Other Infectious And Parasitic Diseases Diagnoses With Cc (868)
  • Other Infectious And Parasitic Diseases Diagnoses Without Cc/mcc (869)

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code A22.8 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Inclusion Terms:
    • Anthrax meningitis

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
A22.8 Right Arrow 022.8 Other anthrax manifest
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
A22 Anthrax
A22.0 Cutaneous anthrax
A22.1 Pulmonary anthrax
A22.2 Gastrointestinal anthrax
A22.7 Anthrax sepsis
A22.9 Anthrax, unspecified

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