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ICD-10-CM Code J62
Pneumoconiosis due to dust containing silica

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 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.

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.

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 J62 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Code Includes Notes:
Includes notes further define, or give examples of, conditions included in the section.
Silicotic fibrosis (massive) of 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."
Pneumoconiosis with tuberculosis, any type in - instead, use Code A15 (J65)

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