ICD-10-CM Code J45.9
Other and unspecified asthma
Non-Billable CodeNon-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 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.
- J45.9 Other and unspecified asthma NON-BILLABLE
- J45.90 asthma NON-BILLABLE
- J45.99 Other asthma NON-BILLABLE
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.
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.