ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Feb 20, 2019

See: Other rickettsioses

A79 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.

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Other rickettsioses

More specific codes for Other rickettsioses

  • A79.0 - Trench fever
  • A79.1 - Rickettsialpox due to Rickettsia akari
  • A79.8 - Other specified rickettsioses
    • A79.81 - Rickettsiosis due to Ehrlichia sennetsu
    • A79.89 - Other specified rickettsioses
  • A79.9 - Rickettsiosis, unspecified
See also ICD 10 code for
Back to A79
See the ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to A79 Other rickettsioses

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.