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ICD-10-CM Code J67
Hypersensitivity pneumonitis due to organic dust

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 J67 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the ten child codes of J67 that describes the diagnosis 'hypersensitivity pneumonitis due to organic dust' in more detail.

The ICD code J67 is used to code Flock worker's lung

flock worker's lung is an occupational lung disease caused by exposure to flock, small fibers that are glued to a backing in order to create a specific texture. people who work in flocking are at risk of inhaling the small fibers, which causes interstitial lung disease. the disease was initially described in 1998, when a group of workers at a flocking plant developed interstitial lung disease of unknown etiology.

Specialty: Pulmonology
ICD 9 Code: 495

Flocked fabric

Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for J67 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.
Allergic alveolitis and pneumonitis due to inhaled organic dust and particles of fungal, actinomycetic or other origin
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."
Pneumonitis due to inhalation of chemicals, gases, fumes or vapors - instead, use code J68.0

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'J67 - Hypersensitivity pneumonitis due to organic dust'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code J67. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

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