ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Feb 23, 2019

See: Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

  ICD-10 Code for Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, unspecified A81.00

A81.00 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

A81.00 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 1 Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
Section A80-A89 Viral and prion infections of the central nervous system (A80-A89)
Category A81 Atypical virus infections of central nervous system

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Jakob-Creutzfeldt disease, unspecified
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Related Terms to “Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, unspecified”

  • Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease or syndrome(with dementia) - A81.00
  • Dementia(degenerative (primary)) (old age) (persisting) - F03.90
    • in(due to)
      • Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease - A81.00See also Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease or syndrome (with dementia)
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Questions related to A81.00 Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, unspecified

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.