What is the ICD-10 code for postoperative atelectasis?

The physician is documenting postoperative atelectasis as the diagnosis. In ICD-10-CM, this would code: Atelectasis > other/unspecified. The code would be J98. 11 (atelectasis).

What are ICD-9 procedure codes?

ICD-9-CM is the official system of assigning codes to diagnoses and procedures associated with hospital utilization in the United States. The ICD-9 was used to code and classify mortality data from death certificates until 1999, when use of ICD-10 for mortality coding started.

What is the ICD-9 code for chest pain?

Chest pain is classified to ICD-9-CM code 786.50, which may change depending on the exact location, with midsternal or substernal chest pain coded to 786.51 and chest wall or anterior chest wall pain coded to 786.52.

When do you code atelectasis?

When atelectasis is associated with significant findings, such as fever, or requires further diagnostic or therapeutic work up, such as chest x-ray (as part of work up, not routinely/incidentally), urinalysis/blood culture, or respiratory therapy, or is linked to an extended hospital stay, then it is reportable.

What atelectasis mean?

Atelectasis (at-uh-LEK-tuh-sis) is a complete or partial collapse of the entire lung or area (lobe) of the lung. It occurs when the tiny air sacs (alveoli) within the lung become deflated or possibly filled with alveolar fluid. Atelectasis is one of the most common breathing (respiratory) complications after surgery.

What is the ICD-10 code for surgery?

Surgical procedure, unspecified as the cause of abnormal reaction of the patient, or of later complication, without mention of misadventure at the time of the procedure. Y83. 9 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.

What is the correct ICD 10 code for Addison’s disease?

E27. 2 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 E27. 2 became effective on October 1, 2020.

What is the ICD 10 code for chest?

Its corresponding ICD-9 code is 786.5. Code R07. 9 is the diagnosis code used for Chest Pain, Unspecified. Chest pain may be a symptom of a number of serious disorders and is, in general, considered a medical emergency.