Specific code icon 2015 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J18.0

Bronchopneumonia, unspecified organism

    2015 Billable Code

  • J18.0 is a billable ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • On October 1, 2015 ICD-10-CM will replace ICD-9-CM in the United States, therefore, J18.0 - and all other ICD-10-CM codes - should only be used for training or planning purposes until then.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of J18.0. Other international ICD-10 versions may differ.

Clinical Information
  • Inflammation of the lung parenchyma that is associated with bronchitis, usually involving lobular areas from terminal bronchioles to the pulmonary alveoli. The affected areas become filled with exudate that forms consolidated patches.
Description Synonyms
  • Bronchopneumonia
Type 1 Excludes
  • hypostatic bronchopneumonia (J18.2)
  • lipid pneumonia (J69.1)
Type 2 Excludes
  • acute bronchiolitis (J21.-)
  • chronic bronchiolitis (J44.9)
ICD-10-CM J18.0 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v30.0):
  • 193 Simple pneumonia & pleurisy with mcc
  • 194 Simple pneumonia & pleurisy with cc
  • 195 Simple pneumonia & pleurisy without cc/mcc
  • 793 Full term neonate with major problems

Convert ICD-10-CM J18.0 to ICD-9-CM

The following ICD-10-CM Index entries contain back-references to ICD-10-CM J18.0: