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ICD-10-CM Code J70.0
Acute pulmonary manifestations due to radiation

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

J70.0 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of acute pulmonary manifestations due to radiation. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


The ICD code J700 is used to code Radiation-induced lung injury

Pulmonary radiation injury is a general term for damage to the lungs which occurs as a result of exposure to ionizing radiation. In general terms, such damage is divided into early inflammatory damage (radiation pneumonitis) and later complications of chronic scarring (radiation fibrosis). Pulmonary radiation injury most commonly occurs as a result of radiation therapy administered to treat cancer.

Specialty: Pulmonology
MeSH Codes: D017564, D017564
ICD 9 Codes: 508.0, 508.1

Coding Notes for J70.0 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.
Radiation pneumonitis
Additional Code Note:
Use Additional Code
Use Additional Code note means a second code must be used in conjunction with this code. Codes with this note are Etiology codes and must be followed by a Manifestation code or codes.
Code See Section W88-W90, X39.0-) to identify the external cause

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #205-206 - Other respiratory system diagnoses with MCC.
  • DRG Group #205-206 - Other respiratory system diagnoses without MCC.
  • DRG Group #793 - Full term neonate with major problems.

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Acute pulmonary manifestations due to radiation (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 508.0 was previously used, J70.0 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.


Parent Code: J70 - Respiratory conditions due to other external agents

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/J700