ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 19, 2017
  ICD-10 Code for Unspecified respiratory condition due to chemicals, gases, fumes & vapors J68.9

J68.9 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

J68.9 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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Related Terms to “Unspecified respiratory condition due to chemicals, gases, fumes and vapors”

  • Disease, diseasedSee also Syndrome
  • Inhalation
    • smoke - J70.5
      • due to chemicals, gases, fumes and vapors - J68.9
  • Meat-wrappers' asthma - J68.9
  • Obstruction, obstructed, obstructive
    • airway - J98.8
      • due to
        • inhalation of fumes or vapors - J68.9
  • Pneumoconiosis(due to) (inhalation of) - J64
    • fumes or vapors(from silo) - J68.9
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.