ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Sep 19, 2017

See: Actinomycosis

A42 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
Actinomycosis
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More specific codes for Actinomycosis

  • A42.0 - Pulmonary actinomycosis
  • A42.1 - Abdominal actinomycosis
  • A42.2 - Cervicofacial actinomycosis
  • A42.7 - Actinomycotic sepsis
  • A42.8 - Other forms of actinomycosis
    • A42.81 - Actinomycotic meningitis
    • A42.82 - Actinomycotic encephalitis
    • A42.89 - Other forms of actinomycosis
  • A42.9 - Actinomycosis, unspecified
See also ICD 10 code for
Back to A42
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to A42 Actinomycosis

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.