2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A88.8

Other specified viral infections of central nervous system

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
  • A88.8 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 A88.8 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of A88.8 - other international versions of ICD-10 A88.8 may differ.
The following code(s) above A88.8 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 A88.8:
  • 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
  • A80-A89
    2019 ICD-10-CM Range A80-A89

    Viral and prion infections of the central nervous system

    Type 1 Excludes
    • postpolio syndrome (G14)
    • sequelae of poliomyelitis (B91)
    • sequelae of viral encephalitis (B94.1)
    Viral and prion infections of the central nervous system
  • A88
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A88

    Other viral infections of central nervous system, not elsewhere classified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • viral encephalitis NOS (A86)
    • viral meningitis NOS (A87.9)
    Other viral infections of central nervous system, not elsewhere classified
Approximate Synonyms
  • Enteroviral cns (central nervous system) infection
  • Enterovirus infection of the central nervous system
ICD-10-CM A88.8 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):
  • 097 Non-bacterial infection of nervous system except viral meningitis with mcc
  • 098 Non-bacterial infection of nervous system except viral meningitis with cc
  • 099 Non-bacterial infection of nervous system except viral meningitis without cc/mcc
  • 974 Hiv with major related condition with mcc
  • 975 Hiv with major related condition with cc
  • 976 Hiv with major related condition without cc/mcc

Convert A88.8 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 A88.8:
  • Coxsackie (virus) (infection) B34.1
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B34.1

    Enterovirus infection, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Coxsackievirus infection NOS
    • Echovirus infection NOS
    • central nervous system NEC A88.8
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • enteroviral, enterovirus NEC B34.1
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B34.1

      Enterovirus infection, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Coxsackievirus infection NOS
      • Echovirus infection NOS
      • central nervous system NEC A88.8
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) B99.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B99.9

    Unspecified infectious disease

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    • virus, viral NOS B34.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B34.9

      Viral infection, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Viremia NOS

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To A88.8
A86 Unspecified viral encephalitis
A87 Viral meningitis
A87.0 Enteroviral meningitis
A87.1 Adenoviral meningitis
A87.2 Lymphocytic choriomeningitis
A87.8 Other viral meningitis
A87.9 Viral meningitis, unspecified
A88 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
A89 Unspecified viral infection of central nervous system
A90 Dengue fever [classical dengue]
A91 Dengue hemorrhagic fever
A92 Other mosquito-borne viral fevers
A92.0 Chikungunya virus disease
A92.1 O'nyong-nyong fever
A92.2 Venezuelan equine fever
A92.3 West Nile virus infection
A92.30 …… unspecified
A92.31 …… with encephalitis

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