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ICD-10 J98.5 - Diseases of mediastinum, not elsewhere classified

J98.5

ICD-10 Not billable

Diseases of mediastinum, not elsewhere classified

Use additional code:
  • code, where applicable, to identify: (per Chapter 10)
  • exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Z77.22) (per Chapter 10)
  • exposure to tobacco smoke in the perinatal period (P96.81) (per Chapter 10)
  • history of tobacco dependence (Z87.891) (per Chapter 10)
  • occupational exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Z57.31) (per Chapter 10)
  • tobacco dependence (F17.-) (per Chapter 10)
  • tobacco use (Z72.0) (per Chapter 10)
Specifically for this code:
  • abscess of mediastinum (J85.3)
From Chapter 10:
  • 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)
From Chapter 10:
  • 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).
J98.5 is a "category code," which means it's non-billable. Billable codes require more specificity. Use the list below to navigate to codes that are more specific:
10
J98.51
Mediastinitis
Billable
10
J98.59
Other diseases of mediastinum, not elsewhere classified
Billable
      
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