2021 ICD-10-CM Code J82.81

Chronic eosinophilic pneumonia

Version 2021
Billable Code
New Code
MS-DRG Mapping

Valid for Submission

J82.81 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of chronic eosinophilic pneumonia. The code J82.81 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 J82.81 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like cryptogenic pulmonary eosinophilia, eosinophilic asthma, idiopathic chronic eosinophilic pneumonia or idiopathic eosinophilic pneumonia.

ICD-10:J82.81
Short Description:Chronic eosinophilic pneumonia
Long Description:Chronic eosinophilic pneumonia

Code Classification

New 2021 ICD-10 Code

J82.81 is new to ICD-10 code set for the FY 2021, effective October 1, 2020. The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has published an update to the ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes which became effective October 1, 2020. This is a new and revised code for the FY 2021 (October 1, 2020 - September 30, 2021).

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 guidance for inclusions, exclusions, descriptions and more. The following references are applicable to the code J82.81:


Inclusion Terms

Inclusion 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.

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 J82.81 are found in the index:

Approximate Synonyms

The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:

Replacement Code

J8281 replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):

Code History

  • FY 2021 - Code Added, effective from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021