ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Jan 23, 2018

See: Pneumonia due to staphylococcus aureus

  ICD-10 Code for Pneumonia due to Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus J15.212

J15.212 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

J15.212 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 10 Diseases of the respiratory system (J00-J99)
Section J09-J18 Influenza and pneumonia (J09-J18)
Category J15 Bacterial pneumonia, not elsewhere classified

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.

Related Terms to “Pneumonia due to Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus”

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Questions related to J15.212 Pneumonia due to Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus

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