ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 19, 2017

See: Pneumonia in diseases classified elsewhere

  ICD-10 Code for Pneumonia in diseases classified elsewhere J17

J17 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

J17 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 J17 Pneumonia in diseases classified elsewhere

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Code First
  • Q fever (A78)
  • rheumatic fever (I00)
  • schistosomiasis (B65.0-B65.9)
  • underlying disease, such as:
Excludes1
  • candidial pneumonia (B37.1)
  • chlamydial pneumonia (J16.0)
  • gonorrheal pneumonia (A54.84)
  • histoplasmosis pneumonia (B39.0-B39.2)
  • measles pneumonia (B05.2)
  • nocardiosis pneumonia (A43.0)
  • pneumocystosis (B59)
  • pneumonia due to Pneumocystis carinii (B59)
  • pneumonia due to Pneumocystis jiroveci (B59)
  • pneumonia in actinomycosis (A42.0)
  • pneumonia in anthrax (A22.1)
  • pneumonia in ascariasis (B77.81)
  • pneumonia in aspergillosis (B44.0-B44.1)
  • pneumonia in coccidioidomycosis (B38.0-B38.2)
  • pneumonia in cytomegalovirus disease (B25.0)
  • pneumonia in toxoplasmosis (B58.3)
  • rubella pneumonia (B06.81)
  • salmonella pneumonia (A02.22)
  • spirochetal infection NEC with pneumonia (A69.8)
  • tularemia pneumonia (A21.2)
  • typhoid fever with pneumonia (A01.03)
  • varicella pneumonia (B01.2)
  • whooping cough with pneumonia (A37 with fifth-character 1)
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