ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 17, 2017

See: Acute and chronic respiratory failure

  ICD-10 Code for Acute & chronic respiratory failure, unspecified whether with hypoxia or hypercapnia J96.20

J96.20 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

J96.20 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 10 Diseases of the respiratory system (J00-J99)
Section J96-J99 Other diseases of the respiratory system (J96-J99)
Category J96 Respiratory failure, not elsewhere classified

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.

Related Terms to “Acute and chronic respiratory failure, unspecified whether with hypoxia or hypercapnia”

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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.