DRG 188

Pleural effusion without cc/mcc

ICD-10-CM J90

Pleural effusion, not elsewhere classified

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Applicable To
  • Encysted pleurisy
  • Pleural effusion NOS
  • Pleurisy with effusion (exudative) (serous)
Type 1 Excludes
  • chylous (pleural) effusion (J94.0)
  • malignant pleural effusion (J91.0))
  • pleurisy NOS (R09.1)
  • tuberculous pleural effusion (A15.6)
ICD-10-CM J91.8

Pleural effusion in other conditions classified elsewhere

    2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code Manifestation Code
Code First
ICD-10-CM J94.0

Chylous effusion

    2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
Applicable To
  • Chyliform effusion
ICD-10-CM J94.2

Hemothorax

    2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
Applicable To
  • Hemopneumothorax
ICD-10-CM J94.8

Other specified pleural conditions

    2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
Applicable To
  • Hydropneumothorax
  • Hydrothorax