ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Oct 19, 2017
  ICD-10 Code for Chemical pneumonitis due to anesthesia J95.4

J95.4 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

J95.4 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 10 Diseases of the respiratory system (J00-J99)
Section J95 Intraoperative and postprocedural complications and disorders of respiratory system, not elsewhere classified (J95)
Category J95 Intraoperative and postprocedural complications and disorders of respiratory system, not elsewhere classified

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Mendelson's syndrome
  • Postprocedural aspiration pneumonia
Use Additional Code
  • code for adverse effect, if applicable, to identify drug (T41.- with fifth or sixth character 5)
Excludes1
  • aspiration pneumonitis due to anesthesia complicating labor and delivery (O74.0)
  • aspiration pneumonitis due to anesthesia complicating pregnancy (O29)
  • aspiration pneumonitis due to anesthesia complicating the puerperium (O89.01)
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Chemical pneumonitis due to anesthesia”

  • Complication(s) (from) (of)
  • Mendelson's syndrome(due to anesthesia) - J95.4
  • Pneumonia(acute) (double) (migratory) (purulent) (septic) (unresolved) - J18.9
  • Pneumonitis(acute) (primary)See also Pneumonia
    • aspiration - J69.0
      • due to
        • anesthesia - J95.4
    • chemical(due to gases, fumes or vapors) (inhalation) - J68.0
      • due to anesthesia - J95.4
    • postanesthetic - J95.4
    • postoperative - J95.4
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to J95.4 Chemical pneumonitis due to anesthesia

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.