ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Oct 23, 2017
  ICD-10 Code for Pneumonia due to streptococcus, group B J15.3

J15.3 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

J15.3 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.

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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.