Specific code icon 2016/17 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J18.0

Bronchopneumonia, unspecified organism

    2016 2017 Billable/Specific Code

  • J18.0 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of J18.0. Other international versions of ICD-10 J18.0 may differ.
  • Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.

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.
Approximate 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 v34.0):
  • 193 Simple pneumonia and pleurisy with mcc
  • 194 Simple pneumonia and pleurisy with cc
  • 195 Simple pneumonia and 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: