Diagnosis Code


Code Information

Diagnosis Code: J20.9

Short Description: Acute bronchitis, unspecified

Long Description: Acute bronchitis, unspecified

The code J20.9 is VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • Diseases of the respiratory system (J00–J99)
    • Other acute lower respiratory infections (J20-J22)
      • Acute bronchitis (J20)
        • J20.9 Acute bronchitis, unspecified

Code Version: 2022 ICD-10-CM


  • Acute bacterial bronchitis
  • Acute bronchitis
  • Acute bronchitis co-occurrent with wheeze
  • Acute bronchitis with bronchospasm
  • Acute bronchitis with obstruction
  • Acute bronchospasm
  • Acute fibrinous bronchitis
  • Acute fibrinous laryngotracheobronchitis
  • Acute infective bronchitis
  • Acute infective tracheobronchitis
  • Acute laryngotracheitis
  • Acute noninfective bronchitis
  • Acute purulent bronchitis
  • Acute tracheitis with obstruction
  • Acute tracheobronchitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchitis co-occurrent with acute wheeze
  • Bronchitis co-occurrent with chronic wheeze
  • Bronchitis co-occurrent with wheeze
  • Bronchitis co-occurrent with wheeze
  • Bronchospasm
  • Laryngotracheobronchitis
  • Obstruction of bronchus
  • Obstruction of bronchus
  • Obstruction of trachea
  • Plastic bronchitis
  • Purulent bronchitis
  • Septic bronchitis
  • Subacute bronchitis

Diagnostic Related Group(s)

The code J20.9 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v39.0)
  • Bronchitis And Asthma With Cc/mcc (202)
  • Bronchitis And Asthma Without Cc/mcc (203)

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
J20.9 Right Arrow 466.0 Acute bronchitis

This ICD-10 to ICD-9 data is based on the 2018 General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) files published by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for informational purposes only. The data is not an ICD-10 conversion tool and doesn’t guarantee clinical accuracy.

Similar Codes

ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
J20 Acute bronchitis
J20.0 Acute bronchitis due to Mycoplasma pneumoniae
J20.1 Acute bronchitis due to Hemophilus influenzae
J20.2 Acute bronchitis due to streptococcus
J20.3 Acute bronchitis due to coxsackievirus
J20.4 Acute bronchitis due to parainfluenza virus
J20.5 Acute bronchitis due to respiratory syncytial virus
J20.6 Acute bronchitis due to rhinovirus
J20.7 Acute bronchitis due to echovirus
J20.8 Acute bronchitis due to other specified organisms

This page was last updated on: 10/1/2021