2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A95.9

Yellow fever, unspecified

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • A95.9 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 A95.9 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of A95.9 - other international versions of ICD-10 A95.9 may differ.
The following code(s) above A95.9 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 A95.9:
  • 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
Approximate Synonyms
  • Yellow fever
Clinical Information
  • A disease caused by infection with the yellow fever virus, which is carried by mosquitos. Symptoms include body aches, chills, fever, severe headache, weakness, and a yellow skin color. Bleeding, vomiting, and failure of the liver and other organs may occur in late stages of the disease.
  • A tropical disease transmitted by mosquito bites
  • A viral infection caused by a flavivirus called yellow fever virus. It is transmitted to humans from infected mosquitoes. The signs and symptoms range from a mild febrile illness to liver damage with jaundice and hemorrhages.
  • Acute infectious disease primarily of the tropics, caused by a flavivirus and transmitted to humans by mosquito vectors.
  • An acute infectious disease primarily of the tropics, caused by a virus and transmitted to man by mosquitoes of the genera aedes and haemagogus.
ICD-10-CM A95.9 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 865 Viral illness with mcc
  • 866 Viral illness without mcc

Convert A95.9 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 A95.9:
  • Febris, febrile - see also Fever
  • Fever (inanition) (of unknown origin) (persistent) (with chills) (with rigor) R50.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R50.9

    Fever, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Fever NOS
    • Fever of unknown origin [FUO]
    • Fever with chills
    • Fever with rigors
    • Hyperpyrexia NOS
    • Persistent fever
    • Pyrexia NOS
  • Typhus (fever) A75.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A75.9

    Typhus fever, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Typhus (fever) NOS
    • amarillic A95.9

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To A95.9
A92.9 Mosquito-borne viral fever, unspecified
A93 Other arthropod-borne viral fevers, not elsewhere classified
A93.0 Oropouche virus disease
A93.1 Sandfly fever
A93.2 Colorado tick fever
A93.8 Other specified arthropod-borne viral fevers
A94 Unspecified arthropod-borne viral fever
A95 Yellow fever
A95.0 Sylvatic yellow fever
A95.1 Urban yellow fever
A95.9 Yellow fever, unspecified
A96 Arenaviral hemorrhagic fever
A96.0 Junin hemorrhagic fever
A96.1 Machupo hemorrhagic fever
A96.2 Lassa fever
A96.8 Other arenaviral hemorrhagic fevers
A96.9 Arenaviral hemorrhagic fever, unspecified
A98 Other viral hemorrhagic fevers, not elsewhere classified
A98.0 Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever
A98.1 Omsk hemorrhagic fever
A98.2 Kyasanur Forest disease

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