ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 16, 2017
  ICD-10 Code for Pneumonia due to other specified bacteria J15.8

J15.8 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

J15.8 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 10 Diseases of the respiratory system (J00-J99)
Section J09-J18 Influenza and pneumonia (J09-J18)
Category J15 Bacterial pneumonia, not elsewhere classified

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.

Related Terms to “Pneumonia due to other specified bacteria”

  • Pneumonia(acute) (double) (migratory) (purulent) (septic) (unresolved) - J18.9
    • anaerobes - J15.8
    • bacillus - J15.9
      • specified NEC - J15.8
    • bacterial - J15.9
      • specified NEC - J15.8
    • Bacteroides(fragilis) (oralis) (melaninogenicus) - J15.8
    • broncho-, bronchial(confluent) (croupous) (diffuse) (disseminated) (hemorrhagic) (involving lobes) (lobar) (terminal) - J18.0
    • Butyrivibrio(fibriosolvens) - J15.8
    • Clostridium(haemolyticum) (novyi) - J15.8
    • Eubacterium - J15.8
    • Fusobacterium(nucleatum) - J15.8
    • gram-negative bacteria NEC - J15.6
      • anaerobic - J15.8
    • in(due to)
      • specified
        • bacterium NEC - J15.8
    • lobar(disseminated) (double) (interstitial) - J18.1
    • Peptococcus - J15.8
    • Peptostreptococcus - J15.8
    • specified NEC - J18.8
      • bacterium NEC - J15.8
    • Veillonella - J15.8
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

When ICD 10 was implemented on October 1, 2015, it did not affect physicians', outpatient facilities', and hospital outpatient departments' use of CPT codes on Medicare Fee-For-Service claims. Providers should continue to use CPT codes to report these services.