ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Jul 26, 2017

See: Bronchitis, not specified as acute or chronic

  ICD-10 Code for Bronchitis, not specified as acute or chronic J40

J40 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

J40 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 10 Diseases of the respiratory system (J00-J99)
Section J40-J47 Chronic lower respiratory diseases (J40-J47)
Category J40 Bronchitis, not specified as acute or chronic

• See below for any additional coding requirements that may be necessary.

• Check for any notations, inclusions and/or exclusions that are specific to this ICD 10 code before using

1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Bronchitis NOS
  • Bronchitis with tracheitis NOS
  • Catarrhal bronchitis
  • Tracheobronchitis NOS
Use Additional Code
  • code to identify:
  • exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Z77.22)
  • exposure to tobacco smoke in the perinatal period (P96.81)
  • history of tobacco dependence (Z87.891)
  • occupational exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Z57.31)
  • tobacco dependence (F17.-)
  • tobacco use (Z72.0)
Excludes1
  • acute bronchitis (J20.-)
  • allergic bronchitis NOS (J45.909-)
  • asthmatic bronchitis NOS (J45.9-)
  • bronchitis due to chemicals, gases, fumes and vapors (J68.0)
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Bronchitis, not specified as acute or chronic”

  • Bronchitis(diffuse) (fibrinous) (hypostatic) (infective) (membranous) - J40
    • with
      • tracheitis(l5 years of age and above) - J40
    • catarrhal(l5 years of age and above) - J40
  • Tracheitis(catarrhal) (infantile) (membranous) (plastic) (septal) (suppurative) (viral) - J04.10
    • with
      • bronchitis(15 years of age and above) - J40
Back to J40
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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.