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ICD-10-CM Code J41.8
Mixed simple and mucopurulent chronic bronchitis

BILLABLE
Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

J41.8 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of mixed simple and mucopurulent chronic bronchitis. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


The ICD code J41 is used to code Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), also known as chronic obstructive lung disease (COLD) and chronic obstructive airway disease (COAD), among others, is a type of obstructive lung disease characterized by chronically poor airflow. It typically worsens over time. The main symptoms include shortness of breath, cough, and sputum production. Most people with chronic bronchitis have COPD.

Specialty: Pulmonology
MeSH Codes: , , , , ,
ICD 9 Codes: 490, 491, 492, 494, 495, 496

Gross pathology of a lung showing centrilobular-type emphysema characteristic of smoking. This close-up of the fixed, cut lung surface shows multiple cavities filled with heavy black carbon deposits.

Source: Wikipedia

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #190-192 - Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with MCC.
  • DRG Group #190-192 - Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with CC.
  • DRG Group #190-192 - Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease without CC or MCC.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Mixed simple and mucopurulent chronic bronchitis (disorder)

Coding Advice SNOMET-CT

  • Consider additional code to identify specific condition or disease

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'J41.8 - Mixed simple and mucopurulent chronic bronchitis'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code J41.8. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Other chronic bronchitis (approximate match)

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 J41.8 and a single ICD9 code, 491.8 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.


Parent Code: J41 - Simple and mucopurulent chronic bronchitis

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