ICD-10-CM Code J18.2
Hypostatic pneumonia, unspecified organism
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
J18.2 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of hypostatic pneumonia, unspecified organism. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code J18 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|
|ICD 9 Codes:||480, 481, 482, 483, 484, 485, 486, 770.0|
Coding Notes for J18.2 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Inclusion TermsInclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
- Hypostatic bronchopneumonia
- Passive pneumonia
- DRG Group #189 - Pulmonary edema and respiratory failure.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'J18.2 - Hypostatic pneumonia, unspecified organism'
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Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
This is the official approximate match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that while there is no exact mapping between this ICD10 code J18.2 and a single ICD9 code, 514 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.