ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Dec 18, 2018

See: Streptococcal sepsis

  ICD-10 Code for Sepsis due to streptococcus, group A A40.0

A40.0 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

A40.0 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 A40 Streptococcal sepsis

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
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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.