Diagnosis Code

A87 VIRAL MENINGITIS

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: A87

Short Description: Viral meningitis

Long Description: Viral meningitis

The code A87 is NOT VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Viral and prion infections of the central nervous system (A80-A89)
      • Viral meningitis (A87)
        • A87 Viral meningitis

Code Version: 2020 ICD-10-CM

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code A87 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Type 1 Excludes Notes:
    • meningitis due to herpesvirus [herpes simplex] (B00.3)
    • meningitis due to herpesvirus [herpes simplex] (B00.3)
    • meningitis due to measles virus (B05.1)
    • meningitis due to mumps virus (B26.1)
    • meningitis due to poliomyelitis virus (A80.-)
    • meningitis due to zoster (B02.1)

Similar Codes

ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
A87.0 Enteroviral meningitis
A87.1 Adenoviral meningitis
A87.2 Lymphocytic choriomeningitis
A87.8 Other viral meningitis
A87.9 Viral meningitis, unspecified

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