Diagnosis Code

A68.9 RELAPSING FEVER, UNSPECIFIED

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: A68.9

Short Description: Relapsing fever, unspecified

Long Description: Relapsing fever, unspecified

The code A68.9 is VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Other spirochetal diseases (A65-A69)
      • Relapsing fevers (A68)
        • A68.9 Relapsing fever, unspecified

Code Version: 2018 ICD-10-CM

Synonyms

  • Relapsing fever
  • Relapsing fever of Asia AND/OR Africa
  • Relapsing fever of Central AND/OR South Africa
  • Relapsing fever of Central AND/OR South America
  • Relapsing fever of Iberian Peninsula AND/OR Northwest Africa
  • Relapsing fever of Iran AND/OR Central Asia
  • Relapsing fever of Southern United States, Mexico, Central AND/OR South America
  • Relapsing fever of the Caucasus
  • Relapsing fever of Western North America
  • Relapsing fever of Western United States

Diagnostic Related Group(s)

The code A68.9 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v34.0)
  • 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)

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
A68.9 Right Arrow 087.9 Relapsing fever NOS
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
A68 Relapsing fevers
A68.0 Louse-borne relapsing fever
A68.1 Tick-borne relapsing fever

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