ICD-10-CM Code J84.9
Interstitial pulmonary disease, unspecified
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
J84.9 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of interstitial pulmonary disease, unspecified. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code J849 is used to code Interstitial lung disease
Interstitial lung disease (ILD), also known as diffuse parenchymal lung disease (DPLD), is a group of lung diseases affecting the interstitium (the tissue and space around the air sacs of the lungs). It concerns alveolar epithelium, pulmonary capillary endothelium, basement membrane, perivascular and perilymphatic tissues.
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|ICD 9 Codes:||518.89, 508.1, 515, 516.3, 714.81, 770.7|
End-stage pulmonary fibrosis of unknown origin, taken from an autopsy in the 1980s.
Coding Notes for J84.9 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.
- Interstitial pneumonia NOS
- 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.
Related Concepts SNOMET-CT
- Pulmonary hypertension due to interstitial lung disease (disorder)
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'J84.9 - Interstitial pulmonary disease, unspecified'
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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 J84.9 and a single ICD9 code, 516.9 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.