ICD-10-CM Code J45.90
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 J45.90 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the three child codes of J45.90 that describes the diagnosis 'unspecified asthma' in more detail.
- J45.90 Unspecified 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.
Coding Notes for J45.90 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.
- Asthmatic bronchitis NOS
- Childhood asthma NOS
- Late onset asthma
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'J45.90 - Unspecified asthma'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code J45.90. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.