2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A56.8

Sexually transmitted chlamydial infection of other sites

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
  • A56.8 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM A56.8 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of A56.8 - other international versions of ICD-10 A56.8 may differ.
The following code(s) above A56.8 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 A56.8:
  • A00-B99
    2019 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
  • A50-A64
    2019 ICD-10-CM Range A50-A64

    Infections with a predominantly sexual mode of transmission

    Type 1 Excludes
    • human immunodeficiency virus [HIV] disease (B20)
    • nonspecific and nongonococcal urethritis (N34.1)
    • Reiter's disease (M02.3-)
    Infections with a predominantly sexual mode of transmission
  • A56
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A56

    Other sexually transmitted chlamydial diseases

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Includes
    • sexually transmitted diseases due to Chlamydia
    • trachomatis
    Type 1 Excludes
    • neonatal chlamydial conjunctivitis (P39.1)
    • neonatal chlamydial pneumonia (P23.1)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • chlamydial lymphogranuloma (A55)
    • conditions classified to A74.-
    Other sexually transmitted chlamydial diseases
Approximate Synonyms
  • Veneral disease due to chlamydia trachomatis
  • Venereal disease due to chlamydia trachomatis
ICD-10-CM A56.8 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):
  • 727 Inflammation of the male reproductive system with mcc
  • 728 Inflammation of the male reproductive system without mcc
  • 742 Uterine and adnexa procedures for non-malignancy with cc/mcc
  • 743 Uterine and adnexa procedures for non-malignancy without cc/mcc
  • 757 Infections, female reproductive system with mcc
  • 758 Infections, female reproductive system with cc
  • 759 Infections, female reproductive system without cc/mcc

Convert A56.8 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

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to A56.8:
  • Chlamydia, chlamydial A74.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A74.9

    Chlamydial infection, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Chlamydiosis NOS
    • sexually-transmitted infection NEC A56.8
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • venereal A64
      - see also Disease, sexually transmitted
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A64

      Unspecified sexually transmitted disease

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) B99.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B99.9

    Unspecified infectious disease

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    • Chlamydia, chlamydial A74.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A74.9

      Chlamydial infection, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Chlamydiosis NOS
      • sexually transmitted NEC A56.8

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To A56.8
A56.00 …… unspecified
A56.01 Chlamydial cystitis and urethritis
A56.02 Chlamydial vulvovaginitis
A56.09 Other chlamydial infection of lower genitourinary tract
A56.1 Chlamydial infection of pelviperitoneum and other genitourinary organs
A56.11 Chlamydial female pelvic inflammatory disease
A56.19 Other chlamydial genitourinary infection
A56.2 Chlamydial infection of genitourinary tract, unspecified
A56.3 Chlamydial infection of anus and rectum
A56.4 Chlamydial infection of pharynx
A56.8 Sexually transmitted chlamydial infection of other sites
A57 Chancroid
A58 Granuloma inguinale
A59 Trichomoniasis
A59.0 Urogenital trichomoniasis
A59.00 …… unspecified
A59.01 Trichomonal vulvovaginitis
A59.02 Trichomonal prostatitis
A59.03 Trichomonal cystitis and urethritis
A59.09 Other urogenital trichomoniasis
A59.8 Trichomoniasis of other sites

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