ICD-10-CM Code J85.1
Abscess of lung with pneumonia
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
J85.1 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of abscess of lung with pneumonia. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code J85 is used to code Lung abscess
Lung abscess is a type of liquefactive necrosis of the lung tissue and formation of cavities (more than 2 cm) containing necrotic debris or fluid caused by microbial infection.
|ICD 9 Code:||513.0|
Computed tomography (CT) scan of chest showing bilateral pneumonia with abscesses, effusions, and caverns. 37-year-old male.
Coding Notes for J85.1 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Code Also Note:
Code AlsoA Code Also note indicates that two or more codes may be required to fully describe a condition, but the order of codes is at the coder's discretion. Code order depends on the severity of the conditions and the reason for the encounter.
- The type of pneumonia
- DRG Group #177-179 - Respiratory infections and inflammations with MCC.
- DRG Group #177-179 - Respiratory infections and inflammations with CC.
- DRG Group #177-179 - Respiratory infections and inflammations without CC or MCC.
- DRG Group #793 - Full term neonate with major problems.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'J85.1 - Abscess of lung with pneumonia'
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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 J85.1 and a single ICD9 code, 513.0 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.