ICD-10-CM Code J67.8
Hypersensitivity pneumonitis due to other organic dusts
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
J67.8 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of hypersensitivity pneumonitis due to other organic dusts. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
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.
|ICD 9 Code:||495|
Coding Notes for J67.8 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.
- Cheese-washer's lung
- Coffee-worker's lung
- Fish-meal worker's lung
- Furrier's lung
- 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 'J67.8 - Hypersensitivity pneumonitis due to other organic dusts'
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Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
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 495.8 was previously used, J67.8 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.