Billable Medical Code for Wheezing
Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 786.07
Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 786.07.
Wheezing Definition and Symptoms
Wheezing is when a high pitched whistle sound occurs during breathing. This sound is caused by air moving through narrowed or blocked breathing tubes. Common causes of wheezing include asthma, smoking, insect sting, heart failure pneumonia, or a viral infection.