ICD-10-CM Code J16
Pneumonia due to other infectious organisms, not elsewhere classified
Non-Billable CodeNon-Billable means the code is not sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis. Use a child code to capture more detail.
ICD Code J16 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the two child codes of J16 that describes the diagnosis 'pneumonia due to oth infectious organisms, nec' in more detail.
- J16 Pneumonia due to other infectious organisms, not elsewhere classified NON-BILLABLE
The ICD code J16 is used to code Bronchopneumonia
Bronchopneumonia, bronchial pneumonia or bronchogenic pneumonia (not to be confused with lobar pneumonia) is the acute inflammation of the walls of the bronchioles. It is a type of pneumonia characterized by multiple foci of isolated, acute consolidation, affecting one or more pulmonary lobules.
|Specialty:||Infectious Disease, Pulmonology|
|MeSH Codes:||D011014, D011014, D011014, D011014, D011014, D011014, D011014, D011014, D018410, D018410, D018410|
|ICD 9 Codes:||480, 481, 482, 483, 484, 485, 486, 770.0, 481, 482, 483|
Coding Notes for J16 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
- Associated influenza, if applicable (J09.X1, J10.0-, J11.0-) See code J09.X
Code Also Note:
Code AlsoA Code Also note indicates that two or more codes may be required to fully describe a condition, but the order of codes is at the coder's discretion. Code order depends on the severity of the conditions and the reason for the encounter.
- Associated abscess, if applicable See code J85.1
Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 ExcludesType-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
- Congenital pneumonia - instead, use code P23.-
- Ornithosis - instead, use Code A70
- Pneumocystosis - instead, use Code B59
- Pneumonia NOS - instead, use code J18.9
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'J16 - Pneumonia due to other infectious organisms, not elsewhere classified'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code J16. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.