ICD-10-CM Code J62.8
Pneumoconiosis due to other dust containing silica
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
J62.8 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of pneumoconiosis due to other dust containing silica. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code J628 is used to code Chalicosis
Chalicosis (Greek, χάλιξ, gravel), sometimes called flint disease, is a form of pneumoconiosis affecting the lungs or bronchioles, found chiefly among stonecutters.
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Coding Notes for J62.8 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.
- Silicosis NOS
- 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.
Related Concepts SNOMET-CT
- Chronic silicosis (disorder)
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'J62.8 - Pneumoconiosis due to other dust containing silica'
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Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
This is the official approximate match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that while there is no exact mapping between this ICD10 code J62.8 and a single ICD9 code, 502 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.