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ICD-10-CM Code J68.0
Bronchitis and pneumonitis due to chemicals, gases, fumes and vapors

BILLABLE
Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

J68.0 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of bronchitis and pneumonitis due to chemicals, gases, fumes and vapors. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


Coding Notes for J68.0 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
Inclusion 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.
Chemical bronchitis (acute)

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #205-206 - Other respiratory system diagnoses with MCC.
  • DRG Group #205-206 - Other respiratory system diagnoses without MCC.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Cadmium pneumonitis (disorder)
  • Manganese pneumonitis (disorder)
  • Acute chemical bronchitis (disorder)

Coding Advice SNOMET-CT

  • Possible requirement for an external cause code
  • Consider additional code to identify specific condition or disease

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Bronchitis and pneumonitis due to fumes and vapors (exact match)

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 506.0 was previously used, J68.0 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.


Parent Code: J68 - Respiratory conditions due to inhalation of chemicals, gases, fumes and vapors

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/J680