ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Nov 20, 2018
  ICD-10 Code for Respiratory conditions due to unspecified external agent J70.9

J70.9 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

J70.9 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 10 Diseases of the respiratory system (J00-J99)
Section J60-J70 Lung diseases due to external agents (J60-J70)
Category J70 Respiratory conditions due to other external agents

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Code First
  • (T51-T65) to identify the external agent

Related Terms to “Respiratory conditions due to unspecified external agent”

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Questions related to J70.9 Respiratory conditions due to unspecified external agent

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.