ICD-10-CM Code J45.50
Severe persistent asthma, uncomplicated
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
J45.50 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of severe persistent asthma, uncomplicated. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code J45 is used to code Asthma
Asthma (from the Greek ἅσθμα, ásthma, "panting") is a common chronic inflammatory disease of the airways characterized by variable and recurring symptoms, reversible airflow obstruction and bronchospasm. Common symptoms include wheezing, coughing, chest tightness, and shortness of breath.
|ICD 9 Code:||493|
Peak flow meters are used to measure the peak expiratory flow rate, important in both monitoring and diagnosing asthma.
Coding Notes for J45.50 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.
- Severe persistent asthma NOS
- DRG Group #202-203 - Bronchitis and asthma with CC or MCC.
- DRG Group #202-203 - Bronchitis and asthma without CC or MCC.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'J45.50 - Severe persistent asthma, uncomplicated'
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Equivalent ICD-9 Codes 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 J45.50 and a single ICD9 code, 493.10 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.