ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Feb 27, 2017

See: Other chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

  ICD-10 Code for Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified J44.9

J44.9 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

J44.9 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 J44 Other chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Chronic obstructive airway disease NOS
  • Chronic obstructive lung disease NOS
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Related Terms to “Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified”

  • Asthma, asthmatic(bronchial) (catarrh) (spasmodic) - J45.909
    • with
      • chronic obstructive bronchitis - J44.9
      • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease - J44.9
    • chronic obstructive - J44.9
  • Bronchiolitis(acute) (infective) (subacute) - J21.9
    • chronic(fibrosing) (obliterative) - J44.9
    • fibrosa obliterans - J44.9
    • obliterative(chronic) (subacute) - J44.9
  • Bronchitis(diffuse) (fibrinous) (hypostatic) (infective) (membranous) - J40
    • with
      • obstruction(airway) (lung) - J44.9
    • asthmatic - J45.9
      • chronic - J44.9
    • chronic - J42
      • with
        • airways obstruction - J44.9
      • asthmatic(obstructive) - J44.9
      • emphysematous - J44.9
      • obliterans - J44.9
      • obstructive - J44.9
    • emphysematous(obstructive) - J44.9
    • obliterans(chronic) - J44.9
    • obstructive(chronic) (diffuse) - J44.9
  • Disease, diseasedSee also Syndrome
    • airway
      • obstructive, chronic - J44.9
    • lung - J98.4
      • obstructive(chronic) - J44.9
        • with
          • asthma - J44.9
          • bronchitis - J44.9
          • emphysema - J44.9
    • pulmonary — See also Disease, lung
      • chronic obstructive - J44.9
  • Dyspnea(nocturnal) (paroxysmal) - R06.00
  • Obstruction, obstructed, obstructive
  • Pneumatocele(lung) - J98.4
    • tension - J44.9
  • Vanishing lung - J44.9

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.