ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Dec 12, 2017

See: Other viral infections of central nervous system, not elsewhere classified

A88 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
Other viral infections of central nervous system, not elsewhere classified
Excludes1
  • viral encephalitis NOS (A86)
  • viral meningitis NOS (A87.9)

More specific codes for Other viral infections of central nervous system, not elsewhere classified

  • A88.0 - Enteroviral exanthematous fever [Boston exanthem]
  • A88.1 - Epidemic vertigo
  • A88.8 - Other specified viral infections of central nervous system
See also ICD 10 code for
Back to A88
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to A88 Other viral infections of central nervous system, not elsewhere classified

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.