Diagnosis Code

A77.9 SPOTTED FEVER, UNSPECIFIED

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: A77.9

Short Description: Spotted fever, unspecified

Long Description: Spotted fever, unspecified

The code A77.9 is VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Rickettsioses (A75-A79)
      • Spotted fever [tick-borne rickettsioses] (A77)
        • A77.9 Spotted fever, unspecified

Code Version: 2020 ICD-10-CM

Synonyms

  • Spotted fevers

Diagnostic Related Group(s)

The code A77.9 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0)
  • 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 A77.9 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Inclusion Terms:
    • Tick-borne typhus NOS

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
A77.9 Right Arrow 082.0 Spotted fevers
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
A77 Spotted fever [tick-borne rickettsioses]
A77.0 Spotted fever due to Rickettsia rickettsii
A77.1 Spotted fever due to Rickettsia conorii
A77.2 Spotted fever due to Rickettsia siberica
A77.3 Spotted fever due to Rickettsia australis
A77.4 Ehrlichiosis
A77.40 Ehrlichiosis, unspecified
A77.41 Ehrlichiosis chafeensis [E. chafeensis]
A77.49 Other ehrlichiosis
A77.8 Other spotted fevers

This page was last updated on: 10/1/2019