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ICD-10-CM Code J60
Coalworker's pneumoconiosis

Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
Adult Only
Adult Only
Code is only used for patients 15 years old or older.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

J60 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of coalworker's pneumoconiosis. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

The ICD code J60 is used to code Pneumoconiosis

Pneumoconiosis is an occupational lung disease and a restrictive lung disease caused by the inhalation of dust, often in mines.

Specialty: Pulmonology
MeSH Codes: D011009, D011009, D011009, D011009, D011009, D011009
ICD 9 Codes: 500, 501, 502, 503, 504, 505

Micrograph of asbestosis (with ferruginous bodies), a type of pneumoconiosis. H&E stain.

Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for J60 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
Inclusion 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.
Black lung disease
Coalworker's lung
Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 Excludes
Type-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
Coalworker pneumoconiosis with tuberculosis, any type in - instead, use Code A15 (J65)

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #196-198 - Interstitial lung disease with MCC.
  • DRG Group #196-198 - Interstitial lung disease with CC.
  • DRG Group #196-198 - Interstitial lung disease without CC or MCC.

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'J60 - Coalworker's pneumoconiosis'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code J60. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Miners' asthma or lung (J60)
Carbon lung (J60)
Coalworker's lung or pneumoconiosis (J60)
Collier's asthma or lung (J60)
Anthracosilicosis (J60)
Anthracosis(lung) (occupational) (J60)


Coal workers' pneumoconiosis (exact match)

This is the official exact match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that in all cases where the ICD9 code 500 was previously used, J60 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/J60