ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
May 29, 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)
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with (acute) exacerbation”

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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.