ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Oct 18, 2017

See: Emphysema

J43 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
Emphysema
Use Additional Code
  • code to identify:
  • exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Z77.22)
  • history of tobacco dependence (Z87.891)
  • occupational exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Z57.31)
  • tobacco dependence (F17.-)
  • tobacco use (Z72.0)
Excludes1
  • compensatory emphysema (J98.3)
  • emphysema due to inhalation of chemicals, gases, fumes or vapors (J68.4)
  • emphysema with chronic (obstructive) bronchitis (J44.-)
  • emphysematous (obstructive) bronchitis (J44.-)
  • interstitial emphysema (J98.2)
  • mediastinal emphysema (J98.2)
  • neonatal interstitial emphysema (P25.0)
  • surgical (subcutaneous) emphysema (T81.82)
  • traumatic subcutaneous emphysema (T79.7)

More specific codes for Emphysema

  • J43.0 - Unilateral pulmonary emphysema [MacLeod's syndrome]
  • J43.1 - Panlobular emphysema
  • J43.2 - Centrilobular emphysema
  • J43.8 - Other emphysema
  • J43.9 - Emphysema, unspecified
See also ICD 10 code for
Back to J43
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to J43 Emphysema

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.