ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Dec 17, 2017
  ICD-10 Code for Respiratory disorder, unspecified J98.9

J98.9 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

J98.9 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 10 Diseases of the respiratory system (J00-J99)
Section J96-J99 Other diseases of the respiratory system (J96-J99)
Category J98 Other respiratory disorders

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Respiratory disease (chronic) NOS
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Respiratory disorder, unspecified”

  • Arthritis, arthritic(acute) (chronic) (nonpyogenic) (subacute) - M19.90
    • due to or associated with
      • respiratory disorder NOS - J98.9
    • in(due to)
      • respiratory disorder NEC - J98.9See also subcategory M14.8-
  • Complication(s) (from) (of)
    • respiratory system - J98.9
  • Disease, diseasedSee also Syndrome
    • chest - J98.9
    • respiratory(tract) - J98.9
      • chronic NOS - J98.9
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to J98.9 Respiratory disorder, unspecified

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