2021 ICD-10-CM Code A04.71

Enterocolitis due to Clostridium difficile, recurrent

Version 2021
Billable Code
MS-DRG Mapping

Valid for Submission

A04.71 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of enterocolitis due to clostridium difficile, recurrent. The code A04.71 is valid during the fiscal year 2021 from October 01, 2020 through September 30, 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The ICD-10-CM code A04.71 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like clostridioides difficile infection or recurrent clostridium difficile infection.

ICD-10:A04.71
Short Description:Enterocolitis due to Clostridium difficile, recurrent
Long Description:Enterocolitis due to Clostridium difficile, recurrent

Code Classification

Index to Diseases and Injuries

The Index to Diseases and Injuries is an alphabetical listing of medical terms, with each term mapped to one or more ICD-10 code(s). The following references for the code A04.71 are found in the index:

Approximate Synonyms

The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:

Replacement Code

A0471 replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):

Convert A04.71 to ICD-9 Code

The General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) crosswalk indicates an approximate mapping between the ICD-10 code A04.71 its ICD-9 equivalent. The approximate mapping means there is not an exact match between the ICD-10 code and the ICD-9 code and the mapped code is not a precise representation of the original code.

Code History

  • FY 2021 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018