ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 17, 2017
  ICD-10 Code for Chronic respiratory conditions due to chemicals, gases, fumes & vapors J68.4

J68.4 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

J68.4 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 10 Diseases of the respiratory system (J00-J99)
Section J60-J70 Lung diseases due to external agents (J60-J70)
Category J68 Respiratory conditions due to inhalation of chemicals, gases, fumes and vapors

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Inclusion Term
  • Emphysema (diffuse) (chronic) due to inhalation of chemicals, gases, fumes and vapors
  • Obliterative bronchiolitis (chronic) (subacute) due to inhalation of chemicals, gases, fumes and vapors
  • Pulmonary fibrosis (chronic) due to inhalation of chemicals, gases, fumes and vapors
Excludes1
  • chronic pulmonary edema due to chemicals, gases, fumes and vapors (J68.1)
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Chronic respiratory conditions due to chemicals, gases, fumes and vapors”

  • Bronchiolitis(acute) (infective) (subacute) - J21.9
    • chemical(chronic) - J68.4
    • obliterative(chronic) (subacute) - J44.9
      • due to fumes or vapors - J68.4
      • due to chemicals, gases, fumes or vapors(inhalation) - J68.4
  • Bronchitis(diffuse) (fibrinous) (hypostatic) (infective) (membranous) - J40
  • Disease, diseasedSee also Syndrome
  • Emphysema(atrophic) (bullous) (chronic) (interlobular) (lung) (obstructive) (pulmonary) (senile) (vesicular) - J43.9
    • due to chemicals, gases, fumes or vapors - J68.4
  • Fibrosis, fibrotic
    • lung(atrophic) (chronic) (confluent) (massive) (perialveolar) (peribronchial) - J84.10
      • diffuse(idiopathic) - J84.10
        • chemicals, gases, fumes or vapors(inhalation) - J68.4
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.