ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Mar 22, 2019
  ICD-10 Code for Cat-scratch disease A28.1

A28.1 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

A28.1 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 A28 Other zoonotic bacterial diseases, not elsewhere classified

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Cat-scratch fever
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Cat-scratch disease”

  • Cat-scratchSee also Abrasion
    • disease or fever - A28.1
  • Disease, diseasedSee also Syndrome
    • cat-scratch - A28.1
  • Encephalitis(chronic) (hemorrhagic) (idiopathic) (nonepidemic) (spurious) (subacute) - G04.90
    • due to
      • cat scratch disease - A28.1
  • Fever(inanition) (of unknown origin) (persistent) (with chills) (with rigor) - R50.9
    • cat-scratch - A28.1
  • Lymphoreticulosis, benign(of inoculation) - A28.1
See the ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to A28.1 Cat-scratch disease

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.