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

Pulmonary Eosinophilic Diseases

New subcategory J82.8, Pulmonary eosinophilia, not elsewhere classified, has been created with unique codes to identify certain pulmonary eosinophilic diseases. These new codes describe chronic eosinophilic pneumonia (J82.81), acute eosinophilic pneumonia (J82.82), eosinophilic asthma (J82.83), and other pulmonary eosinophilia, not elsewhere classified (J82.89). There are two types of eosinophilic pneumonia, acute and chronic. While both are characterized by eosinophil invasion of the lung tissue, the clinical presentation is quite different. Acute eosinophilic pneumonia (AEP) is classified as a form of eosinophilic lung disease, one of a large group of interstitial lung diseases. AEP...

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