2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J95.812

Postprocedural air leak

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
  • J95.812 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM J95.812 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of J95.812 - other international versions of ICD-10 J95.812 may differ.
The following code(s) above J95.812 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 J95.812:
  • J00-J99
    2019 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
  • J95
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J95

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

      2016 2017 2018 2019 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)
    Intraoperative and postprocedural complications and disorders of respiratory system, not elsewhere classified
Approximate Synonyms
  • Postoperative pulmonary air leak
  • Postprocedural pulmonary air leak
ICD-10-CM J95.812 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):
  • 199 Pneumothorax with mcc
  • 200 Pneumothorax with cc
  • 201 Pneumothorax without cc/mcc

Convert J95.812 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
Code annotations containing back-references to J95.812:
  • Type 1 Excludes: J93
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J93

    Pneumothorax and air leak

      2016 2017 2018 2019 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.-)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to J95.812:
  • Complication(s) (from) (of)
    • respiratory system J98.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J98.9

      Respiratory disorder, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Respiratory disease (chronic) NOS
      • postoperative J95.89
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J95.89

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

          2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
        Type 2 Excludes
        • acute pulmonary insufficiency following thoracic surgery (J95.1)
        • postprocedural subglottic stenosis (J95.5)
        Use Additional
        • code to identify disorder, such as:
        • aspiration pneumonia (J69.-)
        • bacterial or viral pneumonia (J12-J18)
        • air leak J95.812
  • Leak, leakage
    • air NEC J93.82
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J93.82

      Other air leak

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Persistent air leak
      • postprocedural J95.812

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To J95.812
J95.5 Postprocedural subglottic stenosis
J95.6 Intraoperative hemorrhage and hematoma of a respiratory system organ or structure complicating a procedure
J95.61 Intraoperative hemorrhage and hematoma of a respiratory system organ or structure complicating a respiratory system procedure
J95.62 Intraoperative hemorrhage and hematoma of a respiratory system organ or structure complicating other procedure
J95.7 Accidental puncture and laceration of a respiratory system organ or structure during a procedure
J95.71 Accidental puncture and laceration of a respiratory system organ or structure during a respiratory system procedure
J95.72 Accidental puncture and laceration of a respiratory system organ or structure during other procedure
J95.8 Other intraoperative and postprocedural complications and disorders of respiratory system, not elsewhere classified
J95.81 Postprocedural pneumothorax and air leak
J95.811 Postprocedural pneumothorax
J95.812 Postprocedural air leak
J95.82 Postprocedural respiratory failure
J95.821 Acute postprocedural respiratory failure
J95.822 Acute and chronic postprocedural respiratory failure
J95.83 Postprocedural hemorrhage of a respiratory system organ or structure following a procedure
J95.830 Postprocedural hemorrhage of a respiratory system organ or structure following a respiratory system procedure
J95.831 Postprocedural hemorrhage of a respiratory system organ or structure following other procedure
J95.84 Transfusion-related acute lung injury (TRALI)
J95.85 Complication of respirator [ventilator]
J95.850 Mechanical complication of respirator
J95.851 Ventilator associated pneumonia

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