2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J70.0

Acute pulmonary manifestations due to radiation

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  • J70.0 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM J70.0 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of J70.0 - other international versions of ICD-10 J70.0 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Radiation pneumonitis
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Certain conditions have both an underlying etiology and multiple body system manifestations due to the underlying etiology. For such conditions the ICD-10-CM has a coding convention that requires the underlying condition be sequenced first followed by the manifestation. Wherever such a combination exists there is a "use additional code" note at the etiology code, and a "code first" note at the manifestation code. These instructional notes indicate the proper sequencing order of the codes, etiology followed by manifestation. In most cases the manifestation codes will have in the code title, "in diseases classified elsewhere." Codes with this title are a component of the etiology/manifestation convention. The code title indicates that it is a manifestation code. "In diseases classified elsewhere" codes are never permitted to be used as first listed or principle diagnosis codes. They must be used in conjunction with an underlying condition code and they must be listed following the underlying condition.
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    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code W88

    Exposure to ionizing radiation

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    Type 1 Excludes
    • exposure to sunlight (X32)
    W88
    -
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code W90

    Exposure to other nonionizing radiation

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    Type 2 Excludes
    • exposure to sunlight (X32)
    W90
    ,
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code X39.0

    Exposure to natural radiation

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • contact with and (suspected) exposure to radon and other naturally occurring radiation (Z77.123)
    • exposure to man-made radiation (W88-W90)
    • exposure to sunlight (X32)
    X39.0-
    ) to identify the external cause
The following code(s) above J70.0 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 J70.0:
  • J00-J99
    2021 ICD-10-CM Range J00-J99

    Diseases of the respiratory system

    Note
    • 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
  • J60-J70
    2021 ICD-10-CM Range J60-J70

    Lung diseases due to external agents

    Type 2 Excludes
    • asthma (J45.-)
    • malignant neoplasm of bronchus and lung (C34.-)
    Lung diseases due to external agents
Approximate Synonyms
  • Acute radiation pneumonitis
  • Radiation pneumonitis
  • Radiation pneumonitis, acute
Clinical Information
  • Inflammation of the lung due to harmful effects of ionizing or non-ionizing radiation.
ICD-10-CM J70.0 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v38.0):
  • 205 Other respiratory system diagnoses with mcc
  • 206 Other respiratory system diagnoses without mcc
  • 791 Prematurity with major problems
  • 793 Full term neonate with major problems

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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
Code annotations containing back-references to J70.0:
  • Type 1 Excludes: T66
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T66

    Radiation sickness, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • specified adverse effects of radiation, such as:
    • burns (T20-T31)
    • leukemia (C91-C95)
    • radiation gastroenteritis and colitis (K52.0)
    • radiation pneumonitis (J70.0)
    • radiation related disorders of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L55-L59)
    • sunburn (L55.-)
  • Type 2 Excludes: J95
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J95

    Intraoperative and postprocedural complications and disorders of respiratory system, not elsewhere classified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • aspiration pneumonia (J69.-)
    • emphysema (subcutaneous) resulting from a procedure (T81.82)
    • hypostatic pneumonia (J18.2)
    • pulmonary manifestations due to radiation (J70.0-J70.1)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to J70.0:
  • Bronchitis (diffuse) (fibrinous) (hypostatic) (infective) (membranous) J40
    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)
    • acute or subacute (with bronchospasm or obstruction) J20.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J20.9

      Acute bronchitis, unspecified

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  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • respiratory (tract) J98.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J98.9

      Respiratory disorder, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Respiratory disease (chronic) NOS
      • acute or subacute NOS J06.9
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J06.9

        Acute upper respiratory infection, unspecified

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Upper respiratory disease, acute
        • Upper respiratory infection NOS
        Use Additional
        • code (B95-B97) to identify infectious agent, if known, such as:
        • respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) (B97.4)
  • Edema, edematous (infectious) (pitting) (toxic) R60.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R60.9

    Edema, unspecified

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    Applicable To
    • Fluid retention NOS
    • lung J81.1
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J81.1

      Chronic pulmonary edema

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      Applicable To
      • Pulmonary congestion (chronic) (passive)
      • Pulmonary edema NOS
  • Effect, adverse
    • radiation (diagnostic) (infrared) (natural source) (therapeutic) (ultraviolet) (X-ray) T66
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T66

      Radiation sickness, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
      Type 1 Excludes
      • specified adverse effects of radiation, such as:
      • burns (T20-T31)
      • leukemia (C91-C95)
      • radiation gastroenteritis and colitis (K52.0)
      • radiation pneumonitis (J70.0)
      • radiation related disorders of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L55-L59)
      • sunburn (L55.-)
  • Inflammation, inflamed, inflammatory (with exudation)
    • respiratory, upper J06.9
      - see also Infection, respiratory, upper
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J06.9

      Acute upper respiratory infection, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Upper respiratory disease, acute
      • Upper respiratory infection NOS
      Use Additional
      • code (B95-B97) to identify infectious agent, if known, such as:
      • respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) (B97.4)
      • acute, due to radiation J70.0
  • Pneumonia (acute) (double) (migratory) (purulent) (septic) (unresolved) J18.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J18.9

    Pneumonia, unspecified organism

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    • radiation J70.0
  • Pneumonitis (acute) (primary) - see also Pneumonia
    • radiation J70.0
  • Poisoning (acute) - see also Table of Drugs and Chemicals
    • radiation J70.0

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To J70.0
J68.2 Upper respiratory inflammation due to chemicals, gases, fumes and vapors, not elsewhere classified
J68.3 Other acute and subacute respiratory conditions due to chemicals, gases, fumes and vapors
J68.4 Chronic respiratory conditions due to chemicals, gases, fumes and vapors
J68.8 Other respiratory conditions due to chemicals, gases, fumes and vapors
J68.9 Unspecified respiratory condition due to chemicals, gases, fumes and vapors
J69 Pneumonitis due to solids and liquids
J69.0 Pneumonitis due to inhalation of food and vomit
J69.1 Pneumonitis due to inhalation of oils and essences
J69.8 Pneumonitis due to inhalation of other solids and liquids
J70 Respiratory conditions due to other external agents
J70.0 Acute pulmonary manifestations due to radiation
J70.1 Chronic and other pulmonary manifestations due to radiation
J70.2 Acute drug-induced interstitial lung disorders
J70.3 Chronic drug-induced interstitial lung disorders
J70.4 Drug-induced interstitial lung disorders, unspecified
J70.5 Respiratory conditions due to smoke inhalation
J70.8 Respiratory conditions due to other specified external agents
J70.9 Respiratory conditions due to unspecified external agent
J80 Acute respiratory distress syndrome
J81 Pulmonary edema
J81.0 Acute pulmonary edema

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