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

See: Anthrax

A22 is NOT a complete or valid ICD 10 diagnosis code.

You should code each health care encounter to the level of certainty known for that encounter. When sufficient clinical information is not known or available to assign a more specific code, it is acceptable to report the appropriate unspecified code.

See below for more specifc codes relating to
  • infection due to Bacillus anthracis

More specific codes for Anthrax

  • A22.0 - Cutaneous anthrax
  • A22.1 - Pulmonary anthrax
  • A22.2 - Gastrointestinal anthrax
  • A22.7 - Anthrax sepsis
  • A22.8 - Other forms of anthrax
  • A22.9 - Anthrax, unspecified
See also ICD 10 code for
Back to A22
See the ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to A22 Anthrax

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.