2023 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J15.2

Pneumonia due to staphylococcus

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • J15.2 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2023 edition of ICD-10-CM J15.2 became effective on October 1, 2022.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of J15.2 - other international versions of ICD-10 J15.2 may differ.
The following code(s) above J15.2 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
In this context, annotation back-references refer to codes that contain:
  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to J15.2:
  • J00-J99
    2023 ICD-10-CM Range J00-J99

    Diseases of the respiratory system

    • When a respiratory condition is described as occurring in more than one site and is not specifically indexed, it should be classified to the lower anatomic site (e.g. tracheobronchitis to bronchitis in J40).
    Type 2 Excludes
    • certain conditions originating in the perinatal period (P04-P96)
    • certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
    • complications of pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O00-O9A)
    • congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
    • endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E88)
    • injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00-T88)
    • neoplasms (C00-D49)
    • smoke inhalation (T59.81-)
    • symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00-R94)
    Use Additional
    • code, where applicable, 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)
    Diseases of the respiratory system
  • J09-J18
    2023 ICD-10-CM Range J09-J18

    Influenza and pneumonia

    Type 2 Excludes
    • allergic or eosinophilic pneumonia (J82)
    • aspiration pneumonia NOS (J69.0)
    • meconium pneumonia (P24.01)
    • neonatal aspiration pneumonia (P24.-)
    • pneumonia due to solids and liquids (J69.-)
    • congenital pneumonia (P23.9)
    • lipid pneumonia (J69.1)
    • rheumatic pneumonia (I00)
    • ventilator associated pneumonia (J95.851)
    Influenza and pneumonia
  • J15
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J15

    Bacterial pneumonia, not elsewhere classified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code First
    Code Also
    • associated abscess, if applicable (J85.1)
    • bronchopneumonia due to bacteria other than S. pneumoniae and H. influenzae
    Type 1 Excludes
    • chlamydial pneumonia (J16.0)
    • congenital pneumonia (P23.-)
    • Legionnaires' disease (A48.1)
    • spirochetal pneumonia (A69.8)
    Bacterial pneumonia, not elsewhere classified
Clinical Information
  • Pneumonia caused by infections with bacteria of the genus staphylococcus, usually with staphylococcus aureus.
Code History
  • 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change
  • 2021 (effective 10/1/2020): No change
  • 2022 (effective 10/1/2021): No change
  • 2023 (effective 10/1/2022): No change
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To J15.2
J12.8 Other viral pneumonia
J12.81 Pneumonia due to SARS-associated coronavirus
J12.82 Pneumonia due to coronavirus disease 2019
J12.89 Other viral pneumonia
J12.9 Viral pneumonia, unspecified
J13 Pneumonia due to Streptococcus pneumoniae
J14 Pneumonia due to Hemophilus influenzae
J15 Bacterial pneumonia, not elsewhere classified
J15.0 Pneumonia due to Klebsiella pneumoniae
J15.1 Pneumonia due to Pseudomonas
J15.2 Pneumonia due to staphylococcus
J15.20 …… unspecified
J15.21 Pneumonia due to staphylococcus aureus
J15.211 Pneumonia due to Methicillin susceptible Staphylococcus aureus
J15.212 Pneumonia due to Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus
J15.29 Pneumonia due to other staphylococcus
J15.3 Pneumonia due to streptococcus, group B
J15.4 Pneumonia due to other streptococci
J15.5 Pneumonia due to Escherichia coli
J15.6 Pneumonia due to other Gram-negative bacteria
J15.7 Pneumonia due to Mycoplasma pneumoniae

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