ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Dec 13, 2017

See: Respiratory conditions due to other external agents

J70 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.

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Respiratory conditions due to other external agents

More specific codes for Respiratory conditions due to other external agents

  • J70.0 - Acute pulmonary manifestations due to radiation
  • J70.1 - Chronic and other pulmonary manifestations due to radiation
  • J70.2 - Acute drug-induced interstitial lung disorders
  • J70.3 - Chronic drug-induced interstitial lung disorders
  • J70.4 - Drug-induced interstitial lung disorders, unspecified
  • J70.5 - Respiratory conditions due to smoke inhalation
  • J70.8 - Respiratory conditions due to other specified external agents
  • J70.9 - Respiratory conditions due to unspecified external agent
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See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

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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.