2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A98.4

Ebola virus disease

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • A98.4 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 A98.4 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of A98.4 - other international versions of ICD-10 A98.4 may differ.
The following code(s) above A98.4 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 A98.4:
  • 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
  • A98
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A98

    Other viral hemorrhagic fevers, not elsewhere classified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • chikungunya hemorrhagic fever (A92.0)
    • dengue hemorrhagic fever (A91)
    Other viral hemorrhagic fevers, not elsewhere classified
Clinical Information
  • A highly fatal, acute hemorrhagic fever, clinically very similar to marburg virus disease, caused by ebolavirus, first occurring in the sudan and adjacent northwestern (what was then) zaire.
ICD-10-CM A98.4 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 865 Viral illness with mcc
  • 866 Viral illness without mcc

Convert A98.4 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 A98.4:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To A98.4
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
A98.3 Marburg virus disease
A98.4 Ebola virus disease
A98.5 Hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome
A98.8 Other specified viral hemorrhagic fevers
A99 Unspecified viral hemorrhagic fever
B00 Herpesviral [herpes simplex] infections
B00.0 Eczema herpeticum
B00.1 Herpesviral vesicular dermatitis
B00.2 Herpesviral gingivostomatitis and pharyngotonsillitis
B00.3 Herpesviral meningitis
B00.4 Herpesviral encephalitis
B00.5 Herpesviral ocular disease

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