2024 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J98.8

Other specified respiratory disorders

Short Description:
Other specified respiratory disorders
Is Billable?
Yes - Valid for Submission
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Code Classification

  • Diseases of the respiratory system
    • Other diseases of the respiratory system
      • Other respiratory disorders

J98.8 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of other specified respiratory disorders. The code is valid during the current fiscal year for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions from October 01, 2023 through September 30, 2024.

Approximate Synonyms

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

  • Acquired mucociliary clearance defect
  • Air trapping
  • Airway constriction
  • Airways obstruction irreversible
  • Airways obstruction reversible
  • Allergic disorder of respiratory tract
  • Bacterial respiratory infection
  • Borderline respiratory obstruction on spirometry
  • Excessive bronchial secretion
  • Expiratory partial airway obstruction
  • Finding of respiratory obstruction
  • Finding of respiratory obstruction
  • Fungal respiratory infection
  • Hypersensitivity disorder of respiratory tract
  • Immotile cilia syndrome due to excessively long cilia
  • Inability to ventilate patients lungs mechanically
  • Infection of respiratory tract caused by parasite
  • Inflammatory bowel disease, recurrent sinopulmonary infection syndrome
  • Inflammatory disorder of lower respiratory tract
  • Inflammatory disorder of the respiratory system
  • Inflammatory disorder of the respiratory tract
  • Inherited mucociliary clearance defect
  • Inspiratory and expiratory partial airway obstruction
  • Inspiratory partial airway obstruction
  • Institution-acquired respiratory infection
  • Institutional environment related disease
  • Mass of respiratory structure
  • Middle East respiratory syndrome
  • Mucociliary clearance defect
  • Non-infectious pneumonia
  • Obstruction of airway caused by blood
  • Obstruction of airway caused by tongue
  • Obstruction of lower respiratory tract
  • Parasitic infection of lung
  • Partial obstruction of airway caused by tongue
  • Partially obstructed airway
  • Patient airway not maintainable
  • Post-upper airway obstruction pulmonary edema
  • Recurrent lower respiratory tract infection
  • Respiratory obstruction
  • Respiratory tract infection
  • Saliva in upper airway
  • Secondary ciliary dyskinesia
  • Sleep hypoventilation
  • Sleep hypoventilation due to lower airway obstruction
  • Sleep related hypoventilation or hypoxemia
  • Tension pneumatocele
  • Totally obstructed airway
  • Trachea displaced
  • Trachea displaced to right
  • Transient mucociliary clearance defect
  • Upper respiratory tract obstruction

Index to Diseases and Injuries References

The following annotation back-references for this diagnosis code are found in the injuries and diseases index. The Index to Diseases and Injuries is an alphabetical listing of medical terms, with each term mapped to one or more ICD-10-CM code(s).

Convert to ICD-9-CM Code

Source ICD-10-CM CodeTarget ICD-9-CM Code
J98.8519.8 - Resp system disease NEC
Approximate Flag - The approximate mapping means there is not an exact match between the ICD-10 and ICD-9 codes and the mapped code is not a precise representation of the original code.

Code History

  • FY 2024 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2023 through 9/30/2024
  • FY 2023 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2022 through 9/30/2023
  • FY 2022 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2021 through 9/30/2022
  • 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. This was the first year ICD-10-CM was implemented into the HIPAA code set.