Valid for Submission
J81.1 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of chronic pulmonary edema. The code J81.1 is valid during the fiscal year 2021 from October 01, 2020 through September 30, 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.
The ICD-10-CM code J81.1 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like chronic pulmonary congestion, chronic pulmonary edema, hemorrhagic pulmonary edema, hypertension in the puerperium with pulmonary edema, maternal hypertension , maternal hypertension, etc.
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 J81.1:
Inclusion TermsInclusion Terms
These terms are the conditions for which that code is to be used. The terms may be synonyms of the code title, or, in the case of "other specified" codes, the terms are a list of the various conditions assigned to that code. The inclusion terms are not necessarily exhaustive. Additional terms found only in the Alphabetic Index may also be assigned to a code.
- Pulmonary congestion (chronic) (passive)
- Pulmonary edema NOS
Index to Diseases and Injuries
The Index to Diseases and Injuries is an alphabetical listing of medical terms, with each term mapped to one or more ICD-10 code(s). The following references for the code J81.1 are found in the index:
The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:
- Chronic pulmonary congestion
- Chronic pulmonary edema
- Hemorrhagic pulmonary edema
- Hypertension in the puerperium with pulmonary edema
- Maternal hypertension
- Maternal hypertension
- Neurogenic pulmonary edema
- Non-cardiogenic pulmonary edema
- O/E - pulmonary edema
- Postoperative pulmonary edema
- Pregnancy induced hypertension with pulmonary edema
- Pulmonary congestion
- Pulmonary congestion and hypostasis
- Pulmonary edema
- Pulmonary edema due to hypoproteinemia
- Pulmonary hypostasis
- Respiratory tract congestion
Convert J81.1 to ICD-9 Code
The General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) crosswalk indicates an approximate mapping between the ICD-10 code J81.1 its ICD-9 equivalent. The approximate mapping means there is not an exact match between the ICD-10 code and the ICD-9 code and the mapped code is not a precise representation of the original code.
Information for Patients
When you breathe, your lungs take in oxygen from the air and deliver it to the bloodstream. The cells in your body need oxygen to work and grow. During a normal day, you breathe nearly 25,000 times. People with lung disease have difficulty breathing. Millions of people in the U.S. have lung disease. If all types of lung disease are lumped together, it is the number three killer in the United States.
The term lung disease refers to many disorders affecting the lungs, such as asthma, COPD, infections like influenza, pneumonia and tuberculosis, lung cancer, and many other breathing problems. Some lung diseases can lead to respiratory failure.
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