Convert ICD-9-CM Diagnosis 518.81 to ICD-10-CM

ICD-9-CM 518.81 converts approximately to:
  • 2020 ICD-10-CM J96.00 Acute respiratory failure, unspecified whether with hypoxia or hypercapnia
    or:
  • 2020 ICD-10-CM J96.90 Respiratory failure, unspecified, unspecified whether with hypoxia or hypercapnia

Note: approximate conversions between ICD-9-CM codes and ICD-10-CM codes may require clinical interpretation in order to determine the most appropriate conversion code(s) for your specific coding situation.

Source: 2020 ICD-10-CM CMS General Equivalence Mappings.