Specific code icon 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J18.1

Lobar pneumonia, unspecified organism

    2015 2016 Billable Code

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

Description Synonyms
  • Left lower zone pneumonia
  • Left upper zone pneumonia
  • Lingular pneumonia
  • Lobar pneumonia
  • Lobar pneumonia left lower lobe
  • Lobar pneumonia left upper lobe
  • Lobar pneumonia lingula
  • Lobar pneumonia right lower lobe
  • Lobar pneumonia right middle lobe
  • Lobar pneumonia right upper lobe
  • Lobar pneumonia, LLL
  • Lobar pneumonia, LUL
  • Lobar pneumonia, RLL
  • Lobar pneumonia, RML
  • Lobar pneumonia, RUL
  • Right lower zone pneumonia
  • Right middle zone pneumonia
  • Right upper zone pneumonia
ICD-10-CM J18.1 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v30.0):
  • 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
  • 974 Hiv with major related condition with mcc
  • 975 Hiv with major related condition with cc
  • 976 Hiv with major related condition without cc/mcc

Convert ICD-10-CM J18.1 to ICD-9-CM

The following ICD-10-CM Index entries contain back-references to ICD-10-CM J18.1: