2021 ICD-10-CM Code J30

Vasomotor and allergic rhinitis

Version 2021

Not Valid for Submission

J30 is a non-specific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of vasomotor and allergic rhinitis. The code is not specific and is NOT valid for the year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. Category or Header define the heading of a category of codes that may be further subdivided by the use of 4th, 5th, 6th or 7th characters.

ICD-10:J30
Short Description:Vasomotor and allergic rhinitis
Long Description:Vasomotor and allergic rhinitis

Code Classification

Specific Coding for Vasomotor and allergic rhinitis

Non-specific codes like J30 require more digits to indicate the appropriate level of specificity. Consider using any of the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity when coding for vasomotor and allergic rhinitis:

  • BILLABLE CODE - Use J30.0 for Vasomotor rhinitis
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use J30.1 for Allergic rhinitis due to pollen
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use J30.2 for Other seasonal allergic rhinitis
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use J30.5 for Allergic rhinitis due to food
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - J30.8 for Other allergic rhinitis
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use J30.81 for Allergic rhinitis due to animal (cat) (dog) hair and dander
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use J30.89 for Other allergic rhinitis
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use J30.9 for Allergic rhinitis, unspecified

Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries

The Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries is a list of ICD-10 codes, organized "head to toe" into chapters and sections with coding notes and guidance for inclusions, exclusions, descriptions and more. The following references are applicable to the code J30:


Includes

Includes
This note appears immediately under a three character code title to further define, or give examples of, the content of the category.

Type 1 Excludes

Type 1 Excludes
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes note. It means "NOT CODED HERE!" An Excludes1 note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as the code above the Excludes1 note. An Excludes1 is used when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.

Information for Patients


Allergy

Also called: Hypersensitivity

An allergy is a reaction by your immune system to something that does not bother most other people. People who have allergies often are sensitive to more than one thing. Substances that often cause reactions are

Normally, your immune system fights germs. It is your body's defense system. In most allergic reactions, however, it is responding to a false alarm. Genes and the environment probably both play a role.

Allergies can cause a variety of symptoms such as a runny nose, sneezing, itching, rashes, swelling, or asthma. Allergies can range from minor to severe. Anaphylaxis is a severe reaction that can be life-threatening. Doctors use skin and blood tests to diagnose allergies. Treatments include medicines, allergy shots, and avoiding the substances that cause the reactions.

NIH: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases


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Code History

  • FY 2021 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
  • FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
  • FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016 (First year ICD-10-CM implemented into the HIPAA code set)