ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Dec 12, 2017

See: Pneumonitis due to solids and liquids

J69 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
Pneumonitis due to solids and liquids
Excludes1
  • neonatal aspiration syndromes (P24.-)
  • postprocedural pneumonitis (J95.4)

More specific codes for Pneumonitis due to solids and liquids

  • J69.0 - Pneumonitis due to inhalation of food and vomit
  • J69.1 - Pneumonitis due to inhalation of oils and essences
  • J69.8 - Pneumonitis due to inhalation of other solids and liquids
See also ICD 10 code for
Back to J69
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to J69 Pneumonitis due to solids and liquids

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.