ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Oct 23, 2017

See: Other rickettsioses

  ICD-10 Code for Rickettsialpox due to Rickettsia akari A79.1

A79.1 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

A79.1 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 1 Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
Section A75-A79 Rickettsioses (A75-A79)
Category A79 Other rickettsioses

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Kew Garden fever
  • Vesicular rickettsiosis
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Rickettsialpox due to Rickettsia akari”

  • Fever(inanition) (of unknown origin) (persistent) (with chills) (with rigor) - R50.9
    • Kew Garden - A79.1
  • Kew Garden fever - A79.1
  • Rickettsialpox(Rickettsia akari) - A79.1
  • Rickettsiosis - A79.9
    • due to
      • Rickettsia akari(rickettsialpox) - A79.1
    • vesicular - A79.1
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to A79.1 Rickettsialpox due to Rickettsia akari

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.