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ICD-10-CM Code R09.2
Respiratory arrest

Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

R09.2 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of respiratory arrest. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

The ICD code R092 is used to code Respiratory arrest

Respiratory arrest is the cessation of normal breathing due to failure of the lungs to function effectively.

ICD 9 Code: 799.1
Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for R09.2 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
Inclusion 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.
Cardiorespiratory failure
Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 Excludes
Type-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
Cardiac arrest - instead, use code I46.-
Respiratory arrest of newborn - instead, use code P28.81
Respiratory distress of newborn - instead, use code P22.0
Respiratory failure - instead, use code J96.-
Respiratory failure of newborn - instead, use code P28.5
Respiratory insufficiency - instead, use code R06.89
Respiratory insufficiency of newborn - instead, use code P28.5

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #205-206 - Other respiratory system diagnoses with MCC.
  • DRG Group #205-206 - Other respiratory system diagnoses without MCC.
  • DRG Group #793 - Full term neonate with major problems.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Respiratory arrest preceding cardiac arrest (disorder)

Coding Advice SNOMET-CT

  • Consider additional code to identify specific condition or disease

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'R09.2 - Respiratory arrest'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code R09.2. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Respiratory arrest (exact match)

This is the official exact match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that in all cases where the ICD9 code 799.1 was previously used, R09.2 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.

Parent Code: R09 - Other symptoms and signs involving the circulatory and respiratory system

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