ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 16, 2017

See: Emphysema

  ICD-10 Code for Emphysema, unspecified J43.9

J43.9 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

J43.9 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 J43 Emphysema

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Bullous emphysema (lung)(pulmonary)
  • Emphysema (lung)(pulmonary) NOS
  • Emphysematous bleb
  • Vesicular emphysema (lung)(pulmonary)
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Emphysema, unspecified”

  • Bleb(s) - R23.8
    • emphysematous(lung) (solitary) - J43.9
    • lung(ruptured) - J43.9
    • subpleural(emphysematous) - J43.9
  • Bulla(e) - R23.8
    • lung(emphysematous) (solitary) - J43.9
  • Cyst(colloid) (mucous) (simple) (retention)
  • Emphysema(atrophic) (bullous) (chronic) (interlobular) (lung) (obstructive) (pulmonary) (senile) (vesicular) - J43.9
  • Obstruction, obstructed, obstructive
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.