2021 ICD-10-CM Code J82.8

Pulmonary eosinophilia, not elsewhere classified

Version 2021

Not Valid for Submission

J82.8 is a non-specific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of pulmonary eosinophilia, not elsewhere classified. 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:J82.8
Short Description:Pulmonary eosinophilia, not elsewhere classified
Long Description:Pulmonary eosinophilia, not elsewhere classified

Code Classification

Specific Coding for Pulmonary eosinophilia, not elsewhere classified

Non-specific codes like J82.8 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 pulmonary eosinophilia, not elsewhere classified:

  • BILLABLE CODE - Use J82.81 for Chronic eosinophilic pneumonia
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use J82.82 for Acute eosinophilic pneumonia
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use J82.83 for Eosinophilic asthma
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use J82.89 for Other pulmonary eosinophilia, not elsewhere classified

Code History

  • FY 2021 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021