ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Apr 23, 2019

See: Severe persistent asthma

  ICD-10 Code for Severe persistent asthma with (acute) exacerbation J45.51

J45.51 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

J45.51 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 10 Diseases of the respiratory system (J00-J99)
Section J40-J47 Chronic lower respiratory diseases (J40-J47)
Category J45 Asthma

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
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Related Terms to “Severe persistent asthma with (acute) exacerbation”

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Questions related to J45.51 Severe persistent asthma with (acute) exacerbation

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