ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 21, 2017

See: Unspecified acute lower respiratory infection

  ICD-10 Code for Unspecified acute lower respiratory infection J22

J22 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

J22 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 10 Diseases of the respiratory system (J00-J99)
Section J20-J22 Other acute lower respiratory infections (J20-J22)
Category J22 Unspecified acute lower respiratory infection

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Acute (lower) respiratory (tract) infection NOS
Excludes1
  • upper respiratory infection (acute) (J06.9)

Related Terms to “Unspecified acute lower respiratory infection”

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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.