AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS - 2016 Issue 3; Ask the Editor
Acute Exacerbation of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Pneumonia
What are the diagnosis code assignments for an acute exacerbation of COPD with pneumonia? Is it appropriate to assign code J44.0, Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with acute lower respiratory infection, and code J44.1, Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with (acute) exacerbation and the code for pneumonia? ...
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