ICD-10-CM Code J20.9
Acute bronchitis, unspecified
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
J20.9 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of acute bronchitis, unspecified. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code J20 is used to code Respiratory disease
Respiratory disease is a medical term that encompasses pathological conditions affecting the organs and tissues that make gas exchange possible in higher organisms, and includes conditions of the upper respiratory tract, trachea, bronchi, bronchioles, alveoli, pleura and pleural cavity, and the nerves and muscles of breathing. Respiratory diseases range from mild and self-limiting, such as the common cold, to life-threatening entities like bacterial pneumonia, pulmonary embolism, and lung cancer.
|MeSH Codes:||D012140, D012140, D012140, D012140, D012140, D012140|
|ICD 9 Codes:||460, 470, 480, 490, 500, 519|
Micrograph of an emphysematous lung; emphysema is a common respiratory disease, strongly associated with smoking. H&E stain.
- DRG Group #202-203 - Bronchitis and asthma with CC or MCC.
- DRG Group #202-203 - Bronchitis and asthma without CC or MCC.
Related Concepts SNOMET-CT
- Acute purulent bronchitis (disorder)
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'J20.9 - Acute bronchitis, unspecified'
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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 J20.9 and a single ICD9 code, 466.0 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.