Acute bronchitis J20- >

Type 1 Excludes
Type 1 Excludes Help
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes. It means "not coded here". A type 1 excludes note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as J20. A type 1 excludes note is for used for when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • bronchitis NOS (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J40

    Bronchitis, not specified as acute or chronic

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    Applicable To
    • Bronchitis NOS
    • Bronchitis with tracheitis NOS
    • Catarrhal bronchitis
    • Tracheobronchitis NOS
    Type 1 Excludes
    • acute bronchitis (J20.-)
    • allergic bronchitis NOS (J45.909-)
    • asthmatic bronchitis NOS (J45.9-)
    • bronchitis due to chemicals, gases, fumes and vapors (J68.0)
    Use Additional
    • code to identify:
    • exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Z77.22)
    • exposure to tobacco smoke in the perinatal period (P96.81)
    • history of tobacco dependence (Z87.891)
    • occupational exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Z57.31)
    • tobacco dependence (F17.-)
    • tobacco use (Z72.0)
    J40
    )
  • tracheobronchitis NOS (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J40

    Bronchitis, not specified as acute or chronic

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    Applicable To
    • Bronchitis NOS
    • Bronchitis with tracheitis NOS
    • Catarrhal bronchitis
    • Tracheobronchitis NOS
    Type 1 Excludes
    • acute bronchitis (J20.-)
    • allergic bronchitis NOS (J45.909-)
    • asthmatic bronchitis NOS (J45.9-)
    • bronchitis due to chemicals, gases, fumes and vapors (J68.0)
    Use Additional
    • code to identify:
    • exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Z77.22)
    • exposure to tobacco smoke in the perinatal period (P96.81)
    • history of tobacco dependence (Z87.891)
    • occupational exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Z57.31)
    • tobacco dependence (F17.-)
    • tobacco use (Z72.0)
    J40
    )
Type 2 Excludes
Type 2 Excludes Help
A type 2 excludes note represents "not included here". A type 2 excludes note indicates that the condition excluded is not part of the condition it is excluded from but a patient may have both conditions at the same time. When a type 2 excludes note appears under a code it is acceptable to use both the code (J20) and the excluded code together.
  • acute bronchitis with bronchiectasis (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J47.0

    Bronchiectasis with acute lower respiratory infection

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    Applicable To
    • Bronchiectasis with acute bronchitis
    Use Additional
    • code to identify the infection
    J47.0
    )
  • acute bronchitis with chronic obstructive asthma (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J44.0

    Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with acute lower respiratory infection

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    Code Also
    • to identify the infection
    J44.0
    )
  • acute bronchitis with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J44.0

    Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with acute lower respiratory infection

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    Code Also
    • to identify the infection
    J44.0
    )
  • allergic bronchitis NOS (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J45.909

    Unspecified asthma, uncomplicated

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    Applicable To
    • Asthma NOS
    Type 2 Excludes
    • lung diseases due to external agents (J60-J70)
    J45.909-
    )
  • bronchitis due to chemicals, fumes and vapors (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J68.0

    Bronchitis and pneumonitis due to chemicals, gases, fumes and vapors

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    Applicable To
    • Chemical bronchitis (acute)
    J68.0
    )
  • chronic bronchitis NOS (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J42

    Unspecified chronic bronchitis

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    Applicable To
    • Chronic bronchitis NOS
    • Chronic tracheitis
    • Chronic tracheobronchitis
    Type 1 Excludes
    • chronic asthmatic bronchitis (J44.-)
    • chronic bronchitis with airways obstruction (J44.-)
    • chronic emphysematous bronchitis (J44.-)
    • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease NOS (J44.9)
    • simple and mucopurulent chronic bronchitis (J41.-)
    Use Additional
    • code to identify:
    • exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Z77.22)
    • exposure to tobacco smoke in the perinatal period (P96.81)
    • history of tobacco dependence (Z87.891)
    • occupational exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Z57.31)
    • tobacco dependence (F17.-)
    • tobacco use (Z72.0)
    J42
    )
  • chronic mucopurulent bronchitis (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J41.1

    Mucopurulent chronic bronchitis

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    J41.1
    )
  • chronic obstructive bronchitis (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J44
    • J44 Other chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
      • J44.0 Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with ac...
      • J44.1 Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with (a...
      • J44.9 Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspec...
    J44.-
    )
  • chronic obstructive tracheobronchitis (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J44
    • J44 Other chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
      • J44.0 Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with ac...
      • J44.1 Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with (a...
      • J44.9 Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspec...
    J44.-
    )
  • chronic simple bronchitis (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J41.0

    Simple chronic bronchitis

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    J41.0
    )
  • chronic tracheobronchitis (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J42

    Unspecified chronic bronchitis

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Chronic bronchitis NOS
    • Chronic tracheitis
    • Chronic tracheobronchitis
    Type 1 Excludes
    • chronic asthmatic bronchitis (J44.-)
    • chronic bronchitis with airways obstruction (J44.-)
    • chronic emphysematous bronchitis (J44.-)
    • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease NOS (J44.9)
    • simple and mucopurulent chronic bronchitis (J41.-)
    Use Additional
    • code to identify:
    • exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Z77.22)
    • exposure to tobacco smoke in the perinatal period (P96.81)
    • history of tobacco dependence (Z87.891)
    • occupational exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Z57.31)
    • tobacco dependence (F17.-)
    • tobacco use (Z72.0)
    J42
    )
Includes
Includes Help
"Includes" further defines, or give examples of, the content of the code or category.
  • acute and subacute bronchitis (with) bronchospasm
  • acute and subacute bronchitis (with) tracheitis
  • acute and subacute bronchitis (with) tracheobronchitis, acute
  • acute and subacute fibrinous bronchitis
  • acute and subacute membranous bronchitis
  • acute and subacute purulent bronchitis
  • acute and subacute septic bronchitis
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