ICD-10-CM Code J80
Acute respiratory distress syndrome
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
J80 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of acute respiratory distress syndrome. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code J80 is used to code Respiratory disease
Respiratory disease is a medical term that encompasses pathological conditions affecting the organs and tissues that make gas exchange possible in higher organisms, and includes conditions of the upper respiratory tract, trachea, bronchi, bronchioles, alveoli, pleura and pleural cavity, and the nerves and muscles of breathing. Respiratory diseases range from mild and self-limiting, such as the common cold, to life-threatening entities like bacterial pneumonia, pulmonary embolism, and lung cancer.
|MeSH Codes:||D012140, D012140, D012140, D012140, D012140, D012140|
|ICD 9 Codes:||460, 470, 480, 490, 500, 519|
Micrograph of an emphysematous lung; emphysema is a common respiratory disease, strongly associated with smoking. H&E stain.
Coding Notes for J80 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.
- Acute respiratory distress syndrome in adult or child
- Adult hyaline membrane disease
Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 ExcludesType-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
- Respiratory distress syndrome in newborn (perinatal) - instead, use code P22.0
- DRG Group #204 - Respiratory signs and symptoms.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'J80 - Acute respiratory distress syndrome'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code J80. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.
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 J80 and a single ICD9 code, 518.82 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.