Community Acquired Pneumonia ICD 10 | ICD 10 CODE J18.9

Welcome to your go-to resource for understanding ICD 10 Code J18.9 – the key to unlocking the mysteries of Community Acquired Pneumonia in healthcare involves understanding it in a straightforward way. In this guide, we delve into everything you need to know about ICD 10 Code for Community Acquired Pneumonia; furthermore, we offer a detailed exploration of its significance in coding and documenting Community Acquired Pneumonia.

Community Acquired Pneumonia ICD 10

Community Acquired Pneumonia ICD 10

ICD 10 CODE J18.9

The ICD-10 Code J18.9 serves as a billable code within the ICD-10 system, employed for the purpose of reimbursing healthcare diagnoses related to Community Acquired Pneumonia. Its counterpart in the ICD-9 system is identified as 486.

  • Billable: Yes
  • ICD-9 Code Transition: 486

2024 ICD-10 CM Diagnosis Code J18.9

  • J18.9 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code. It can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The effectiveness of ICD-10-CM code J18.9 in the 2024 edition commenced on October 1, 2023.

Other Synonyms Include For Community Acquired Pneumonia ICD 10 Code:

  • Atypical pneumonia
  • Bilateral basal pneumonia
  • Bilateral pneumonia
  • Chronic pneumonia
  • Community acquired pneumonia
  • Drug induced pneumonitis
  • Fungal pneumonia
  • Healthcare associated pneumonia
  • Nosocomial pneumonia
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonia after surgery
  • Pneumonia due to fungus
  • Pneumonia, atypical
  • Pneumonitis
  • Post obstructive pneumonia
  • Postobstructive pneumonia
  • Postoperative pneumonia
  • Recurrent pneumonia


Additionally, the table below includes the most commonly used ICD-10 codes for pneumonia.

ICD-10 ChapterCodesCode Description
1A01.03Typhoid pneumonia
1A37.01Whooping cough due to Bordetella pertussis with pneumonia
1A37.11Whooping cough due to Bordetella parapertussis with pneumonia
1A37.81Whooping cough due to other Bordetella species with pneumonia
1A37.91Whooping cough, unspecified species with pneumonia
1A54.84Gonococcal pneumonia
1B01.2Varicella pneumonia
1B05.2Measles complicated by pneumonia
10J09.X1Influenza due to identified novel influenza A virus with pneumonia
10J11.00Influenza due to unidentified influenza virus with unspecified type of pneumonia
10J11.08Influenza due to unidentified influenza virus with specified pneumonia
10J12.0Adenoviral pneumonia
10J12.1Respiratory syncytial virus pneumonia
10J12.2Parainfluenza virus pneumonia
10J12.3Human metapneumovirus pneumonia
10J12.81Pneumonia due to SARS-associated coronavirus
10J12.89Other viral pneumonia (e.g. COVID-19)
10J12.9Viral pneumonia, unspecified
10J13Pneumonia due to Streptococcus pneumoniae
10J14Pneumonia due to Hemophilus influenzae
10J15.0Pneumonia due to Klebsiella pneumoniae
10J15.1Pneumonia due to Pseudomonas
10J15.20Pneumonia due to staphylococcus unspecified
10J15.211Pneumonia due to Methicillin susceptible Staphylococcus aureus
10J15.212Pneumonia due to Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus
10J15.29Pneumonia due to other staphylococcus
10J15.3Pneumonia due to streptococcus, group B
10J15.4Pneumonia due to other streptococci
10J15.5Pneumonia due to Escherichia coli
10J15.6Pneumonia due to other Gram-negative bacteria
10J15.7Pneumonia due to Mycoplasma pneumoniae
10J15.8Pneumonia due to other specified bacteria
10J15.9Unspecified bacterial pneumonia
10J16.0Chlamydial pneumonia
10J16.8Pneumonia due to other specified infectious organisms
10J17Pneumonia in diseases classified elsewhere
10J18.0Bronchopneumonia, unspecified organism
10J18.1Lobar pneumonia, unspecified organism
10J18.2Hypostatic pneumonia, unspecified organism
10J18.8Other pneumonia, unspecified organism
10J18.9Pneumonia, unspecified organism
10J84.111Idiopathic interstitial pneumonia, not otherwise specified
10J84.114Acute interstitial pneumonitis
10J84.116Cryptogenic organizing pneumonia
10J84.2Lymphoid interstitial pneumonia
10J85.1Abscess of lung with pneumonia
10J95.851Ventilator-associated pneumonia
16P23.0Congenital pneumonia due to viral agent
16P23.1Congenital pneumonia due to Chlamydia
16P23.2Congenital pneumonia due to staphylococcus
16P23.3Congenital pneumonia due to streptococcus, group B
16P23.4Congenital pneumonia due to Escherichia coli
16P23.5Congenital pneumonia due to Pseudomonas
16P23.6Congenital pneumonia due to other bacterial agents
16P23.8Congenital pneumonia due to other organisms
16P23.9Congenital pneumonia, unspecified
21Z87.01Personal history of pneumonia (recurrent)
community acquired pneumonia icd 10


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