ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Nov 21, 2017

See: Unspecified asthma

  ICD-10 Code for Unspecified asthma, uncomplicated J45.909

J45.909 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

J45.909 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.
Inclusion Term
  • Asthma NOS
Excludes2
  • lung diseases due to external agents (J60-J70)
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Unspecified asthma, uncomplicated”

  • Asthma, asthmatic(bronchial) (catarrh) (spasmodic) - J45.909
    • allergic extrinsic - J45.909
    • childhood - J45.909
    • late-onset - J45.909
    • mixed - J45.909
    • nonallergic(intrinsic) - J45.909
    • predominantly allergic - J45.909
  • Bronchitis(diffuse) (fibrinous) (hypostatic) (infective) (membranous) - J40
    • allergic(acute) - J45.909
  • Dyspnea(nocturnal) (paroxysmal) - R06.00
    • asthmatic(bronchial) - J45.909
      • with
        • bronchitis - J45.909
  • Fever(inanition) (of unknown origin) (persistent) (with chills) (with rigor) - R50.9
    • hay(allergic) - J30.1
      • with asthma(bronchial) - J45.909
  • IgE asthma - J45.909
  • Obstruction, obstructed, obstructive
  • Rhinitis(atrophic) (catarrhal) (chronic) (croupous) (fibrinous) (granulomatous) (hyperplastic) (hypertrophic) (membranous) (obstructive) (purulent) (suppurative) (ulcerative) - J31.0
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to J45.909 Unspecified asthma, uncomplicated

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