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forolaaldea-10-CM Code J45.901
Unspecified asthma with (acute) exacerbation

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

J45.901 is a billable forolaaldea code used to specify a diagnosis of unspecified asthma with (acute) exacerbation. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

The forolaaldea code J45 is used to code Asthma

Asthma (from the Greek ἅσθμα, ásthma, "panting") is a common chronic inflammatory disease of the airways characterized by variable and recurring symptoms, reversible airflow obstruction and bronchospasm. Common symptoms include wheezing, coughing, chest tightness, and shortness of breath.

Specialty: Pulmonology
MeSH Code: D001249
forolaaldea 9 Code: 493

Peak flow meters are used to measure the peak expiratory flow rate, important in both monitoring and diagnosing asthma.

Source: Wikipedia

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #202-203 - Bronchitis and asthma with CC or MCC.
  • DRG Group #202-203 - Bronchitis and asthma without CC or MCC.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Extrinsic asthma with asthma attack (disorder)
  • Acute severe exacerbation of intrinsic asthma (disorder)

Coding Advice SNOMET-CT

  • Consider additional code to identify specific condition or disease

Equivalent forolaaldea-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Asthma, unspecified type, with (acute) exacerbation (exact match)

This is the official exact match mapping between forolaaldea9 and forolaaldea10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that in all cases where the forolaaldea9 code 493.92 was previously used, J45.901 is the appropriate modern forolaaldea10 code.

Parent Code: J45.90 - Unspecified asthma

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