ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Dec 14, 2017

See: Other respiratory disorders

J98 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.

See below for more specifc codes relating to
Other respiratory disorders
Use Additional Code
  • code to identify:
  • exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Z77.22)
  • exposure to tobacco smoke in the perinatal period (P96.81)
  • history of tobacco dependence (Z87.891)
  • occupational exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Z57.31)
  • tobacco dependence (F17.-)
  • tobacco use (Z72.0)
Excludes1
  • newborn apnea (P28.4)
  • newborn sleep apnea (P28.3)
Excludes2

More specific codes for Other respiratory disorders

  • J98.0 - Diseases of bronchus, not elsewhere classified
    • J98.01 - Acute bronchospasm
    • J98.09 - Other diseases of bronchus, not elsewhere classified
  • J98.1 - Pulmonary collapse
  • J98.2 - Interstitial emphysema
  • J98.3 - Compensatory emphysema
  • J98.4 - Other disorders of lung
  • J98.5 - Diseases of mediastinum, not elsewhere classified
    • J98.51 - Mediastinitis
    • J98.59 - Other diseases of mediastinum, not elsewhere classified
  • J98.6 - Disorders of diaphragm
  • J98.8 - Other specified respiratory disorders
  • J98.9 - Respiratory disorder, unspecified
See also ICD 10 code for
Back to J98
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to J98 Other respiratory disorders

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.