ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Oct 24, 2017

See: Pneumoconiosis due to dust containing silica

J62 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
Pneumoconiosis due to dust containing silica
Includes
  • silicotic fibrosis (massive) of lung
Excludes1
  • pneumoconiosis with tuberculosis, any type in A15 (J65)

More specific codes for Pneumoconiosis due to dust containing silica

  • J62.0 - Pneumoconiosis due to talc dust
  • J62.8 - Pneumoconiosis due to other dust containing silica
See also ICD 10 code for
Back to J62
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to J62 Pneumoconiosis due to dust containing silica

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.