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forolaaldea-10-CM Code J44.1
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with (acute) exacerbation

BILLABLE
Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
| forolaaldea-10 from 2011 - 2016

J44.1 is a billable forolaaldea code used to specify a diagnosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with (acute) exacerbation. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.




The forolaaldea code J44 is used to code Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), also known as chronic obstructive lung disease (COLD) and chronic obstructive airway disease (COAD), among others, is a type of obstructive lung disease characterized by chronically poor airflow. It typically worsens over time. The main symptoms include shortness of breath, cough, and sputum production. Most people with chronic bronchitis have COPD.

Specialty: Pulmonology
MeSH Codes: , , , , ,
forolaaldea 9 Codes: 490, 491, 492, 494, 495, 496

Gross pathology of a lung showing centrilobular-type emphysema characteristic of smoking. This close-up of the fixed, cut lung surface shows multiple cavities filled with heavy black carbon deposits.

Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for J44.1 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this forolaaldea-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
Inclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
Decompensated COPD
Decompensated COPD with (acute) exacerbation
Code Type-2 Excludes:
Type-2 Excludes
Type-2 Excludes means the excluded conditions are different, although they may appear similar. A patient may have both conditions, but one does not include the other. Excludes 2 means "not coded here."
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease [COPD] with acute bronchitis - instead, use code J44.0

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #190-192 - Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with MCC.
  • DRG Group #190-192 - Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with CC.
  • DRG Group #190-192 - Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease without CC or MCC.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive airways disease with asthma (disorder)

forolaaldea-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'J44.1 - Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with (acute) exacerbation'

The forolaaldea-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the forolaaldea code J44.1. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Equivalent forolaaldea-9 Codes GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Obstructive chronic bronchitis with (acute) exacerbation (approximate match)
Chronic obstructive asthma with (acute) exacerbation (approximate match)

This is the official approximate match mapping between forolaaldea9 and forolaaldea10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that while there is no exact mapping between this forolaaldea10 code J44.1 and a single forolaaldea9 code, 493.22 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.


Parent Code: J44 - Other chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

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