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ICD-10-CM Code P23.8
Congenital pneumonia due to other organisms

BILLABLE
Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
Newborn Only
Newborn Only
Code is only used for patients less than 1 year old.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

P23.8 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of congenital pneumonia due to other organisms. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


The ICD code P23 is used to code Bronchopneumonia

Bronchopneumonia, bronchial pneumonia or bronchogenic pneumonia (not to be confused with lobar pneumonia) is the acute inflammation of the walls of the bronchioles. It is a type of pneumonia characterized by multiple foci of isolated, acute consolidation, affecting one or more pulmonary lobules.

Specialty: Infectious Disease, Pulmonology
MeSH Codes: D011014, D011014, D011014, D011014, D011014, D011014, D011014, D011014
ICD 9 Codes: 480, 481, 482, 483, 484, 485, 486, 770.0

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #793 - Full term neonate with major problems.

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'P23.8 - Congenital pneumonia due to other organisms'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code P23.8. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Congenital pneumonia (approximate match)

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 P23.8 and a single ICD9 code, 770.0 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.


Parent Code: P23 - Congenital pneumonia

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/P238