Diagnosis Code


Code Information

Diagnosis Code: A20.2

Short Description: Pneumonic plague

Long Description: Pneumonic plague

The code A20.2 is VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Certain zoonotic bacterial diseases (A20-A28)
      • Plague (A20)
        • A20.2 Pneumonic plague

Code Version: 2022 ICD-10-CM


  • Plague
  • Plague
  • Plague
  • Pneumonic plague
  • Primary pneumonic plague
  • Secondary pneumonic plague

Diagnostic Related Group(s)

The code A20.2 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v39.0)
  • Respiratory Infections And Inflammations With Mcc (177)
  • Respiratory Infections And Inflammations With Cc (178)
  • Respiratory Infections And Inflammations Without Cc/mcc (179)

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
A20.2 Right Arrow 020.3 Primary pneumonic plague
020.4 Secondary pneumon plague
020.5 Pneumonic plague 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
A20 Plague
A20.0 Bubonic plague
A20.1 Cellulocutaneous plague
A20.3 Plague meningitis
A20.7 Septicemic plague
A20.8 Other forms of plague
A20.9 Plague, unspecified

This page was last updated on: 10/1/2023