ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Oct 21, 2017

See: Complication of respirator [ventilator]

  ICD-10 Code for Ventilator associated pneumonia J95.851

J95.851 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

J95.851 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
  • Ventilator associated pneumonitis
Use Additional Code
  • code to identify the organism, if known (B95.-, B96.-, B97.-)
Excludes1
  • ventilator lung in newborn (P27.8)
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Ventilator associated pneumonia”

  • Pneumonia(acute) (double) (migratory) (purulent) (septic) (unresolved) - J18.9
    • ventilator associated - J95.851
  • Pneumonitis(acute) (primary)See also Pneumonia
    • due to
      • ventilator - J95.851
    • ventilator associated - J95.851
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to J95.851 Ventilator associated pneumonia

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