ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
May 29, 2017

See: Scarlet fever

  ICD-10 Code for Scarlet fever with otitis media A38.0

A38.0 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

A38.0 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 1 Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
Section A30-A49 Other bacterial diseases (A30-A49)
Category A38 Scarlet fever

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
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Related Terms to “Scarlet fever with otitis media”

  • Otitis(acute) - H66.90
    • media(hemorrhagic) (staphylococcal) (streptococcal) - H66.9
      • acute, subacute - H66.90
        • necrotizing — See also Otitis, media, suppurative, acute
          • in
            • scarlet fever - A38.0
      • in(due to) (with)
        • scarlet fever - A38.0
  • Scarlatina(anginosa) (maligna) (ulcerosa) - A38.9
    • otitis media - A38.0
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.