ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Jul 25, 2017

See: Plague

  ICD-10 Code for Other forms of plague A20.8

A20.8 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

A20.8 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 1 Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
Section A20-A28 Certain zoonotic bacterial diseases (A20-A28)
Category A20 Plague

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Abortive plague
  • Asymptomatic plague
  • Pestis minor
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Other forms of plague”

  • Plague - A20.9
    • abortive - A20.8
    • ambulatory - A20.8
    • asymptomatic - A20.8
    • pharyngeal - A20.8
    • tonsillar - A20.8
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

When ICD 10 was implemented on October 1, 2015, it did not affect physicians', outpatient facilities', and hospital outpatient departments' use of CPT codes on Medicare Fee-For-Service claims. Providers should continue to use CPT codes to report these services.