There is a vaccine for pneumococcal pneumonia, a bacterial infection which accounts for up to a quarter of all pneumonias. ICD-10-CM J18.9 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group (s) (MS-DRG v39.0): 193 Simple pneumonia and pleurisy with mcc. 194 Simple pneumonia and pleurisy with cc.
FAQ icd 10 code for s/p pneumonia
What is the ICD 10 code for pneumonia?
Pneumonia, unspecified organism. J18.9 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes. The 2018/2019 edition of ICD-10-CM J18.9 became effective on October 1, 2018. This is the American ICD-10-CM version of J18.9 – other international versions of ICD-10 J18.9 may differ.
What is the ICD 10 code for lung abscess without pneumonia?
2018/2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J85.2. Abscess of lung without pneumonia. 2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code. J85.2 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
What is the medical term for pneumonia?
Pneumonia, unspecified organism. A severe inflammation of the lungs in which the alveoli (tiny air sacs) are filled with fluid. This may cause a decrease in the amount of oxygen that blood can absorb from air breathed into the lung. Pneumonia is usually caused by infection but may also be caused by radiation therapy, allergy,…
Can pneumonia be assigned as a principal diagnosis?
A diagnosis of Pneumonia may be assigned as a principal diagnosis and one should review carefully the circumstances of admission for a hospital inpatient encounter.
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