AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS - 2020 Issue 4; New/Revised ICD-10-CM Codes

Progressive Fibrotic Interstitial Lung Disease

Code J84.17, Other interstitial pulmonary diseases with fibrosis in diseases classified elsewhere, has been expanded with new codes to identify interstitial lung disease (ILD) with progressive fibrotic phenotype in diseases classified elsewhere. The new codes are as follows.J84.170 Interstitial lung disease with progressive fibrotic phenotype in diseases classified elsewhere J84.178 Other interstitial pulmonary diseases with  fibrosis in diseases classified elsewhere ILD encompasses a large group of pulmonary disorders. Although the ILDs are heterogeneous in etiology, pathophysiology and clinical course, the major abnormality in ILDs is disruption of the distal lung parenchyma. While the pathogenesis remains...

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