2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A30.9

Leprosy, unspecified

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • A30.9 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM A30.9 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of A30.9 - other international versions of ICD-10 A30.9 may differ.
The following code(s) above A30.9 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
In this context, annotation back-references refer to codes that contain:
  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to A30.9:
  • A00-B99
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range A00-B99

    Certain infectious and parasitic diseases

    Includes
    • diseases generally recognized as communicable or transmissible
    Type 1 Excludes
    • certain localized infections - see body system-related chapters
    Type 2 Excludes
    • carrier or suspected carrier of infectious disease (Z22.-)
    • infectious and parasitic diseases complicating pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O98.-)
    • infectious and parasitic diseases specific to the perinatal period (P35-P39)
    • influenza and other acute respiratory infections (J00-J22)
    Use Additional
    • code to identify resistance to antimicrobial drugs (Z16.-)
    Certain infectious and parasitic diseases
  • A30
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A30

    Leprosy [Hansen's disease]

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Includes
    • infection due to Mycobacterium leprae
    Type 1 Excludes
    • sequelae of leprosy (B92)
    Leprosy [Hansen's disease]
Approximate Synonyms
  • Hansen's disease (leprosy)
  • Leprosy
Clinical Information
  • A bacterial granulomatous infection caused by mycobacterium leprae. It is a progressive disease affecting the skin, peripheral nerves, and limbs. If untreated, it causes permanent tissue damage leading to autoamputations.
  • A chronic granulomatous infection caused by mycobacterium leprae. The granulomatous lesions are manifested in the skin, the mucous membranes, and the peripheral nerves. Two polar or principal types are lepromatous and tuberculoid.
  • Chronic granulomatous infection caused by mycobacterium leprae; granulomatous lesions are manifested in the skin, the mucous membranes, and the peripheral nerves; two polar or principal types are lepromatous and tuberculoid.
ICD-10-CM A30.9 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 867 Other infectious and parasitic diseases diagnoses with mcc
  • 868 Other infectious and parasitic diseases diagnoses with cc
  • 869 Other infectious and parasitic diseases diagnoses without cc/mcc

Convert A30.9 to ICD-9-CM

Code History
  • 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to A30.9:
  • Arthritis, arthritic (acute) (chronic) (nonpyogenic) (subacute) M19.90
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M19.90

    Unspecified osteoarthritis, unspecified site

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Arthrosis NOS
    • Arthritis NOS
    • Osteoarthritis NOS
  • Chorioretinitis - see also Inflammation, chorioretinal
    • leprous A30.9
  • Elephantiasis (nonfilarial) I89.0
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I89.0

    Lymphedema, not elsewhere classified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Elephantiasis (nonfilarial) NOS
    • Lymphangiectasis
    • Obliteration, lymphatic vessel
    • Praecox lymphedema
    • Secondary lymphedema
    Type 1 Excludes
    • postmastectomy lymphedema (I97.2)
    • graecorum A30.9
  • Iritis - see also Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis (nodular) (nonulcerative) (simple) (zonular) H16.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H16.9

    Unspecified keratitis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • Leprosy
    • with muscle disorder A30.9
      • ankle A30.9
      • foot A30.9
      • forearm A30.9
      • hand A30.9
      • lower leg A30.9
      • multiple sites A30.9
      • pelvic region A30.9
      • shoulder region A30.9
      • specified site NEC A30.9
      • thigh A30.9
      • upper arm A30.9
    • anesthetic A30.9
    • macular A30.9 (early) (neuritic) (simple)
    • maculoanesthetic A30.9
    • neural A30.9
  • Mycobacterium, mycobacterial (infection) A31.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A31.9

    Mycobacterial infection, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Atypical mycobacterial infection NOS
    • Mycobacteriosis NOS
  • Myositis M60.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M60.9

    Myositis, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    • in (due to)
      • leprosy A30.9
  • Neuroleprosy A30.9
  • Polyneuropathy (peripheral) G62.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G62.9

    Polyneuropathy, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Neuropathy NOS
    • in (due to)
      • leprosy A30.9

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To A30.9
A28.8 Other specified zoonotic bacterial diseases, not elsewhere classified
A28.9 Zoonotic bacterial disease, unspecified
A30 Leprosy [Hansen's disease]
A30.0 Indeterminate leprosy
A30.1 Tuberculoid leprosy
A30.2 Borderline tuberculoid leprosy
A30.3 Borderline leprosy
A30.4 Borderline lepromatous leprosy
A30.5 Lepromatous leprosy
A30.8 Other forms of leprosy
A30.9 Leprosy, unspecified
A31 Infection due to other mycobacteria
A31.0 Pulmonary mycobacterial infection
A31.1 Cutaneous mycobacterial infection
A31.2 Disseminated mycobacterium avium-intracellulare complex (DMAC)
A31.8 Other mycobacterial infections
A31.9 Mycobacterial infection, unspecified
A32 Listeriosis
A32.0 Cutaneous listeriosis
A32.1 Listerial meningitis and meningoencephalitis
A32.11 Listerial meningitis

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.