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

See: Acute laryngitis and tracheitis

J04.1 is NOT a complete or valid ICD 10 diagnosis code.

You should code each health care encounter to the level of certainty known for that encounter. When sufficient clinical information is not known or available to assign a more specific code, it is acceptable to report the appropriate unspecified code.

See below for more specifc codes relating to
Acute tracheitis
Inclusion Term
  • Acute viral tracheitis
  • Catarrhal tracheitis (acute)
  • Tracheitis (acute) NOS
Excludes2
  • chronic tracheitis (J42)

More specific codes for Acute tracheitis

  • J04.10 - Acute tracheitis without obstruction
  • J04.11 - Acute tracheitis with obstruction
See also ICD 10 code for
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to J04.1 Acute tracheitis

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.