2018/2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J96.9

Respiratory failure, unspecified

The following code(s) above J96.9 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 J96.9:
  • 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
  • J96
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J96

    Respiratory failure, not elsewhere classified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • acute respiratory distress syndrome (J80)
    • cardiorespiratory failure (R09.2)
    • newborn respiratory distress syndrome (P22.0)
    • postprocedural respiratory failure (J95.82-)
    • respiratory arrest (R09.2)
    • respiratory arrest of newborn (P28.81)
    • respiratory failure of newborn (P28.5)
    Respiratory failure, not elsewhere classified
Clinical Information Code History
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To J96.9
J96.01 …… with hypoxia
J96.02 …… with hypercapnia
J96.1 Chronic respiratory failure
J96.10 …… unspecified whether with hypoxia or hypercapnia
J96.11 …… with hypoxia
J96.12 …… with hypercapnia
J96.2 Acute and chronic respiratory failure
J96.20 …… unspecified whether with hypoxia or hypercapnia
J96.21 …… with hypoxia
J96.22 …… with hypercapnia
J96.9 Respiratory failure, unspecified
J96.90 …… unspecified whether with hypoxia or hypercapnia
J96.91 …… with hypoxia
J96.92 …… with hypercapnia
J98 Other respiratory disorders
J98.0 Diseases of bronchus, not elsewhere classified
J98.01 Acute bronchospasm
J98.09 Other diseases of bronchus, not elsewhere classified
J98.1 Pulmonary collapse
J98.11 Atelectasis
J98.19 Other pulmonary collapse

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