ICD-10-CM Code J37.0
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
J37.0 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of chronic laryngitis. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code J370 is used to code Laryngitis
Laryngitis is an inflammation of the larynx. It causes hoarse voice or temporary complete loss of the voice because of irritation to the vocal folds (vocal cords). Dysphonia is the medical term for a vocal disorder, of which laryngitis is one cause.
|MeSH Codes:||D007827, D007827, D007827, D007827, D007827, D007827, D007827|
|ICD 9 Codes:||464.0, 464.1, 464.2, 464.3, 464.4, 476.0, 476.1|
Endoscopic image of inflamed larynx caused by acid reflux.
Coding Notes for J37.0 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.
- Catarrhal laryngitis
- Hypertrophic laryngitis
- Sicca laryngitis
Code Type-2 Excludes:
Type-2 ExcludesType-2 Excludes means the excluded conditions are different, although they may appear similar. A patient may have both conditions, but one does not include the other. Excludes 2 means "not coded here."
- Acute laryngitis - instead, use code J04.0
- Obstructive (acute) laryngitis - instead, use code J05.0
- DRG Group #011-013 - Tracheostomy for face, mouth and neck diagnoses with MCC.
- DRG Group #011-013 - Tracheostomy for face, mouth and neck diagnoses with CC.
- DRG Group #011-013 - Tracheostomy for face, mouth and neck diagnoses without CC or MCC.
- DRG Group #152-153 - Otitis media and uri with MCC.
- DRG Group #152-153 - Otitis media and uri without MCC.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'J37.0 - Chronic laryngitis'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code J37.0. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.
Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
This is the official exact match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that in all cases where the ICD9 code 476.0 was previously used, J37.0 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.