Acute Bronchitis ICD 9 Code

Billable Medical Code for Acute Bronchitis

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 466.0

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 466.0.

Known As

Acute bronchitis is also known as acute bronchitis due to coxsackievirus, acute bronchitis due to echovirus, acute bronchitis due to mycoplasma pneumoniae, acute bronchitis due to parainfluenza,
acute bronchitis due to rhinovirus, acute bronchitis due to RSV, acute bronchitis due to streptococcus, acute echovirus bronchitis, acute exacerbation of chronic bronchitis, acute mycoplasmal bronchitis, acute parainfluenza virus bronchitis, acute respiratory syncytial virus bronchitis, acute streptococcal bronchitis, acute viral bronchitis, and chronic bronchitis with acute exacerbation. This excludes acute bronchitis with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (491.22). This applies to bronchitits acute or subacute: fibrinous membranous, pneumococcal, purulent, septic, viral, with tracheitis, croupous bronchitis, and trachebronchitis acute.

Acute Bronchitis Definition and Symptoms

Acute bronchitis is when the main air passages to the lungs become swollen and inflamed. This causes the airways to narrow, making breathing difficult. Symptoms of acute bronchitis include fatigue, cough, shortness of breath, fever, and wheezing.

Pulmonary Fibrosis ICD 9 Code

Billable Medical Code for Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 516.31

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 516.31.

The Short Description Is: Idiopath pulmon fibrosis.

Known As

Pulmonary fibrosis is also known as diffuse interstitial pulmonary fibrosis, familial idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, interstitial pulmonary fibrosis (ipf) familial, and pulmonary fibrosis familial.

Pulmonary Fibrosis Definition and Symptoms

Pulmonary fibrosis is when lung tissue is damaged or scarred. This thickened tissue makes it much more difficult for your lungs to function properly. As pulmonary fibrosis worsens you become more and more short of breath. Symptoms include a dry cough, fatigue, unexplained weight loss, aching muscles/joints, and shortness of breath.

Pharyngitis ICD 9 Code

Billable Medical Code for Acute Pharyngitis

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 462

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 462.

Known As

Pharyngitis is also known as acute pharyngitis (throat inflammation), infectious pharyngitis, infective pharyngitis, pharyngitis, pharyngitis (throat inflammation), and viral pharyngitis. This excludes abscess: peritonsillar [quinsy] (475), pharyngeal NOS (478.29), retropharyngeal (478.24), chronic pharyngitis (472.1), infectious mononucleosis (075), that specified as (due to): coxsackie (virus) (074.0), gonococcus (098.6), herpes simplex (054.79), influenza (487.1, 488.02, 488.12), septic (034.0), and streptococcal (034.0). This applies to acute sore throat NOS, pharyngitis (acute): NOS, gangrenous, infective, phlegmonous, pneumococcal, staphylococcal, suppurative, and ulcerative, sore throat (viral) NOS, and viral pharyngitis,

Pharyngitis Definition and Symptoms

Pharyngitis is when the back of the throat, the pharynx, is inflamed. Symptoms are sore throat, scratchiness in the throat, difficulty swallowing, sneezing, runny nose, headache, cough, fatigue, body aches, chills, and a fever.

Pleural Effusion ICD 9 Code

Billable Medical Code for Unspecified Pleural Effusion

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 511.9

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 511.9.

The Short Description Is: Pleural effusion NOS.

Known As

Pleural effusion is also known as bilateral pleural effusion, chylothorax, chylous effusion, exudative pleural effusion, loculated pleural effusion, pleural effusion, and pleural effusion (fluid around lung). This applies to pleural effusion NOS, pleurisy: exudative, serofibrinous, and serous with effusion NOS.

Pleural Effusion Definition and Symptoms

Plueral effusion is when there is an abnormal amount of fluid around the lungs. Symptoms include shortness of breath, chest pain, fever, and cough.

Allergic Rhinitis ICD 9 Code

Billable Medical Code for Allergic Rhinitis, Cause Unspecified

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 477.9

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 477.9.

The Short Description Is: Allergic rhinitis NOS.

Known As

Allergic rhinitis is also known as allergic rhinitis, allergic rhinitis (nose congestion), allergic rhinitis (nose congestion) seasonal, allergic rhinitis, perennial, perennial allergic rhinitis, seasonal allergic rhinitis, upper respiratory tract allergy, and vasomotor rhinitis.

Allergic Rhinitis Definition and Symptoms

Allergic rhinitis is the medical term for hay fever which is an allergic reaction that replicates a chronic cold. Symptoms that typically begin as soon as an allergen is breathed in are repetitive sneezing, tickle in the throat, runny nose, itch ears, eyes, nose, and throat, watery eyes, and nasal blockage.

Chronic Sinusitis ICD 9 Code

Billable Medical Code for Unspecified Sinusitis (Chronic)

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 473.9

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 473.9.

The Short Description Is: Chronic sinusitis NOS.

Known As

Chronic sinusitis is also known as abscess of accessory sinus bone, abscess of bone of accessory sinus, abscess of nasal sinus, chronic sinusitis, disorder of nasal sinus, empyema of nasal sinus, nasal infection, nasal sinus abscess, nasal sinus disease, nasal sinus empyema, sinusitis, sinusitis w nasal polyposis, sinusitis with nasal polyps, and sinusitis chronic.

Chronic Sinusitis Definition and Symptoms

Chronis sinusitis is a fairy common condition in which the cavities around the nasal passages (sinuses) become inflamed for eight weeks or longer despite attempts to treat. This condition interferes with the drainage and causes mucus build up. Symptoms include nasal congestion, reduced sense of smell and taste, ear pain, difficulty breathing through your nose, pain or tenderness around the eyes, and sore throat.

Viral Pneumonia ICD 9 Code

Billable Medical Code for Viral Pneumonia, Unspecified

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 480.9

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 480.9.

The Short Description Is: Viral pneumonia NOS.

Known As

Viral pneumonia is also known as bronchopneumonia due to virus, influenza bronchopneumonia, influenzal bronchopneumonia, viral bronchopneumonia, and viral pneumonia.

Viral Pneumonia Definition and Symptoms

Viral pneumonia is when the lungs become irritated and swollen due to an infection with a virus. Viral pneumonia is usually not serious and has a short duration, however the flu virus can cause viral pneumonia to be fatal. Symptoms include shaking chills, fever, muscle aches, rapid heartbeat, difficulty breathing, and chest pain.

Bronchospasm ICD 9 Code

Billable Medical Code for Acute Bronchospasm

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 519.11

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 519.11.

Known As

Bronchospasm is also known as bronchospasm, on examination – bronchospasm, and paradoxical bronchospasm.

Bronchospasm Definition and Symptoms

Bronchospasm is the temporary narrowing of the airway to the lungs (bronchi), this is caused by the contraction of the muscles in the lung walls. Bronchospasm is typically the result of asthma. Symptoms include cough, wheezing, and shortness of breath.

COPD Without Exacerbation ICD 9 Code

Billable Medical Code for Obstructive Chronic Bronchitis Without Exacerbation

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 491.20

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 491.20.

The Short Description Is: Obst chr bronc w/o exac.

Known As

COPD without exacerbation is also known aschronic bronchitis obstructive,chronic obstructive bronchitis, and emphysematous bronchitis.

COPD Without Exacerbation Definition and Symptoms

COPD without exacerbation is a change in the patients cough, dyspnea, or sputum that is abnormal to day-to-day variations. The primary causes of COPD exacerbation are lung infections and air pollution. Symptoms are shortness of breath, noisy breathing, increased anxiety, chest breathing, cough, changes in skin or nail color, and difficulty sleeping.

Aspiration Pneumonia ICD 9 Code

Billable Medical Code for Pneumonitis Due To Inhalation of Food or Vomitus

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 507.0

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 507.0.

The Short Description Is: Food/vomit pneumonitis.

Known As

Aspiration pneumonia is also known as acute aspiration pneumonia, aspiration pneumonia, aspiration pneumonia due to inhalation of milk, aspiration pneumonia due to inhalation of vomitus, aspiration pneumonia due to regurgitated food, aspiration pneumonia due to regurgitated gastric secretions, aspiration pneumonia acute, aspiration pneumonia chronic recurrent, aspiration pneumonia food, aspiration pneumonia gastric secretions, aspiration pneumonia milk, aspiration pneumonia vomitus, aspiration pneumonitis (inflammation in lung) due to anesthesia in childbirth, aspiration pneumonitis (inflammation of lung) due to obstetric anesthesia postpartum (after childbirth), aspiration pneumonitis (inflammation of lung) due to obstetric anesthesiain pregnancy, aspiration pneumonitis due to anesthesia during labor and delivery, aspiration pneumonitis due to OB anesthesia in childbirth, aspiration pneumonitis due to OB anesthesia antepartum, aspiration pneumonitis due to OB anesthesia postpartum, aspiration pneumonitis due to obstetric anesthesia antepartum, postpartum aspiration pneumonitis due to anesthesia during labor and delivery, and
recurrent aspiration pneumonia. This applies to aspiration pneumonia (due to): NOS, food (regurgitated), gastric secretions, milk, saliva, and vomitus.

Aspiration Pneumonia Definition and Symptoms

Aspiration pneumonia is a breathing condition in which there is a swelling of the lung or large airways. This occurs when food, liquids, saliva, or vomit is breathed into the lungs. Symptoms include chest pain, shortness of breath, fatigue, cough, foul odor on breath, difficulty swallowing, and excessive sweating.