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ICD-10-CM Code J96.0
Acute respiratory failure

Non-Billable Code
Non-Billable means the code is not sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis. Use a child code to capture more detail.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

ICD Code J96.0 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the three child codes of J96.0 that describes the diagnosis 'acute respiratory failure' in more detail.

The ICD code J96 is used to code Hypoxia (medical)

Hypoxia (also known as hypoxiation) is a condition in which the body or a region of the body is deprived of adequate oxygen supply. Hypoxia may be classified as either generalized, affecting the whole body, or local, affecting a region of the body. Although hypoxia is often a pathological condition, variations in arterial oxygen concentrations can be part of the normal physiology, for example, during hypoventilation training or strenuous physical exercise.

Specialty: Pulmonology, Toxicology
MeSH Code: D000860
ICD 9 Code: 799.02

Cyanosis of the hand in someone with low oxygen saturations

Source: Wikipedia

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'J96.0 - Acute respiratory failure'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code J96.0. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Parent Code: J96 - Respiratory failure, not elsewhere classified

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