ICD-10-CM Code J62
Pneumoconiosis due to dust containing silica
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 J62 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the two child codes of J62 that describes the diagnosis 'pneumoconiosis due to dust containing silica' in more detail.
- J62 Pneumoconiosis due to dust containing silica NON-BILLABLE
The ICD code J62 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.
|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.
Coding Notes for J62 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Code Includes Notes:
IncludesIncludes notes further define, or give examples of, conditions included in the section.
- Silicotic fibrosis (massive) of lung
Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 ExcludesType-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
- Pneumoconiosis with tuberculosis, any type in - instead, use Code A15 (J65)
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'J62 - Pneumoconiosis due to dust containing silica'
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