Diagnosis Code

A42.81 ACTINOMYCOTIC MENINGITIS

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: A42.81

Short Description: Actinomycotic meningitis

Long Description: Actinomycotic meningitis

The code A42.81 is VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Other bacterial diseases (A30-A49)
      • Actinomycosis (A42)
        • A42.81 Actinomycotic meningitis

Code Version: 2018 ICD-10-CM

Synonyms

  • Actinomycotic meningitis
  • Meningitis caused by anaerobic bacteria

Diagnostic Related Group(s)

The code A42.81 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
A42.81 Right Arrow 039.8 Actinomycosis NEC
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
A42 Actinomycosis
A42.0 Pulmonary actinomycosis
A42.1 Abdominal actinomycosis
A42.2 Cervicofacial actinomycosis
A42.7 Actinomycotic sepsis
A42.8 Other forms of actinomycosis
A42.82 Actinomycotic encephalitis
A42.89 Other forms of actinomycosis
A42.9 Actinomycosis, unspecified

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