Diagnosis Code


Code Information

Diagnosis Code: J81.1

Short Description: Chronic pulmonary edema

Long Description: Chronic pulmonary edema

The code J81.1 is VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • Diseases of the respiratory system (J00–J99)
    • Other respiratory diseases principally affecting the interstitium (J80-J84)
      • Pulmonary edema (J81)
        • J81.1 Chronic pulmonary edema

Code Version: 2022 ICD-10-CM


  • Chronic pulmonary congestion
  • Chronic pulmonary edema
  • Hemorrhagic pulmonary edema
  • Hypertension in the puerperium with pulmonary edema
  • Maternal hypertension
  • Maternal hypertension
  • Neurogenic pulmonary edema
  • Non-cardiogenic pulmonary edema
  • Postoperative pulmonary edema
  • Pregnancy induced hypertension with pulmonary edema
  • Pulmonary congestion
  • Pulmonary congestion and hypostasis
  • Pulmonary edema
  • Pulmonary edema due to hypoproteinemia
  • Pulmonary hypostasis
  • Respiratory tract congestion

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code J81.1 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Inclusion Terms:
    • Pulmonary congestion (chronic) (passive)
    • Pulmonary edema NOS

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
J81.1 Right Arrow 514 Pulm congest/hypostasis

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
J81 Pulmonary edema
J81.0 Acute pulmonary edema

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