ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Mar 22, 2019

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 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to A20.8 Other forms of plague

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.