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

See: Asthma

J45.9 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
Other and unspecified asthma

More specific codes for Other and unspecified asthma

  • J45.90 - Unspecified asthma
    • J45.901 - Unspecified asthma with (acute) exacerbation
    • J45.902 - Unspecified asthma with status asthmaticus
    • J45.909 - Unspecified asthma, uncomplicated
  • J45.99 - Other asthma
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Other and unspecified asthma”

  • Bronchitis(diffuse) (fibrinous) (hypostatic) (infective) (membranous) - J40
    • asthmatic - J45.9
See the ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to J45.9 Other and unspecified asthma

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.