ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Mar 24, 2017

See: Other chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

  ICD-10 Code for Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with (acute) exacerbation J44.1

J44.1 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

J44.1 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 J44 Other chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Decompensated COPD
  • Decompensated COPD with (acute) exacerbation
Excludes2
  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease [COPD] with acute bronchitis (J44.0)
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Related Terms to “Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with (acute) exacerbation”


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.