Valid for Submission
A94 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of unspecified arthropod-borne viral fever. The code A94 is valid during the fiscal year 2022 from October 01, 2021 through September 30, 2022 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.
The ICD-10-CM code A94 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like arbovirus hemorrhagic fever, arbovirus infection, disease due to arthropod, disease due to vesiculovirus, isfahan fever , rodent-borne hemorrhagic fever, etc.
Unspecified diagnosis codes like A94 are acceptable when clinical information is unknown or not available about a particular condition. Although a more specific code is preferable, unspecified codes should be used when such codes most accurately reflect what is known about a patient's condition. Specific diagnosis codes should not be used if not supported by the patient's medical record.
Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries
The Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries is a list of ICD-10 codes, organized "head to toe" into chapters and sections with coding notes and guidance for inclusions, exclusions, descriptions and more. The following references are applicable to the code A94:
Inclusion TermsInclusion Terms
These terms are the conditions for which that code is to be used. The terms may be synonyms of the code title, or, in the case of "other specified" codes, the terms are a list of the various conditions assigned to that code. The inclusion terms are not necessarily exhaustive. Additional terms found only in the Alphabetic Index may also be assigned to a code.
- Arboviral fever NOS
- Arbovirus infection NOS
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 A94 are found in the index:
- - Disease, diseased - See Also: Syndrome;
- - Fever (inanition) (of unknown origin) (persistent) (with chills) (with rigor) - R50.9
The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:
- Arbovirus hemorrhagic fever
- Arbovirus infection
- Disease due to Arthropod
- Disease due to Vesiculovirus
- Isfahan fever
- Rodent-borne hemorrhagic fever
Diagnostic Related Groups - MS-DRG Mapping
Convert A94 to ICD-9 Code
The General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) crosswalk indicates an approximate mapping between the ICD-10 code A94 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.
Information for Patients
Viruses are very tiny germs. They are made of genetic material inside of a protein coating. Viruses cause familiar infectious diseases such as the common cold, flu and warts. They also cause severe illnesses such as HIV/AIDS, Ebola, and COVID-19.
Viruses are like hijackers. They invade living, normal cells and use those cells to multiply and produce other viruses like themselves. This can kill, damage, or change the cells and make you sick. Different viruses attack certain cells in your body such as your liver, respiratory system, or blood.
When you get a virus, you may not always get sick from it. Your immune system may be able to fight it off.
For most viral infections, treatments can only help with symptoms while you wait for your immune system to fight off the virus. Antibiotics do not work for viral infections. There are antiviral medicines to treat some viral infections. Vaccines can help prevent you from getting many viral diseases.
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