ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Sep 21, 2017
  ICD-10 Code for Tuberculous pleurisy A15.6

A15.6 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

A15.6 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 1 Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
Section A15-A19 Tuberculosis (A15-A19)
Category A15 Respiratory tuberculosis

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Tuberculosis of pleura Tuberculous empyema
Excludes1
  • primary respiratory tuberculosis (A15.7)
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Related Terms to “Tuberculous pleurisy”

See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to A15.6 Tuberculous pleurisy

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.