ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Feb 20, 2018

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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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) - A38.9
    • otitis media - A38.0
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Questions related to A38.0 Scarlet fever with otitis media

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.