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ICD-10-CM Code J45.9
Other and unspecified asthma

NON-BILLABLE
Non-Billable Code
Non-Billable means the code is not sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis. Use a child code to capture more detail.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

ICD Code J45.9 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the two child codes of J45.9 that describes the diagnosis 'other and unspecified asthma' in more detail.


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.

Specialty: Pulmonology
MeSH Code: D001249
ICD 9 Code: 493

Peak flow meters are used to measure the peak expiratory flow rate, important in both monitoring and diagnosing asthma.

Source: Wikipedia

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'J45.9 - Other and unspecified asthma'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code J45.9. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Parent Code: J45 - Asthma

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