2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J93.83

Other pneumothorax

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • J93.83 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM J93.83 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of J93.83 - other international versions of ICD-10 J93.83 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Acute pneumothorax
  • Spontaneous pneumothorax NOS
The following code(s) above J93.83 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 J93.83:
  • J00-J99
    2020 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
  • J93
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J93

    Pneumothorax and air leak

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • congenital or perinatal pneumothorax (P25.1)
    • postprocedural air leak (J95.812)
    • postprocedural pneumothorax (J95.811)
    • traumatic pneumothorax (S27.0)
    • tuberculous (current disease) pneumothorax (A15.-)
    • pyopneumothorax (J86.-)
    Pneumothorax and air leak
Approximate Synonyms
  • Acute pneumothorax
  • Spontaneous pneumothorax
  • Spontaneous pneumothorax (collapsed lung)
ICD-10-CM J93.83 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 199 Pneumothorax with mcc
  • 200 Pneumothorax with cc
  • 201 Pneumothorax without cc/mcc

Convert J93.83 to ICD-9-CM

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

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to J93.83:
  • Pneumothorax NOS J93.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J93.9

    Pneumothorax, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Pneumothorax NOS

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To J93.83
J92.0 Pleural plaque with presence of asbestos
J92.9 Pleural plaque without asbestos
J93 Pneumothorax and air leak
J93.0 Spontaneous tension pneumothorax
J93.1 Other spontaneous pneumothorax
J93.11 Primary spontaneous pneumothorax
J93.12 Secondary spontaneous pneumothorax
J93.8 Other pneumothorax and air leak
J93.81 Chronic pneumothorax
J93.82 Other air leak
J93.83 Other pneumothorax
J93.9 Pneumothorax, unspecified
J94 Other pleural conditions
J94.0 Chylous effusion
J94.1 Fibrothorax
J94.2 Hemothorax
J94.8 Other specified pleural conditions
J94.9 Pleural condition, unspecified
J95 Intraoperative and postprocedural complications and disorders of respiratory system, not elsewhere classified
J95.0 Tracheostomy complications
J95.00 Unspecified tracheostomy complication

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.