Bacterial pneumonia, not elsewhere classified J15

The ICD10 code for the diagnosis "Bacterial pneumonia, not elsewhere classified" is "J15". J15 is NOT a 'valid' or 'billable' ICD10 code. Please select a more specific diagnosis below.

  • J15 should not be used for reimbursement purposes. Please select a more specific diagnosis below.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM J15 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of J15 - other international versions of ICD-10 J15 may differ.
Code Also:
  • associated abscess, if applicable (J85.1)
Code First: Type 1 Excludes:
  • chlamydial pneumonia (J16.0)
  • congenital pneumonia (P23.-)
  • Legionnaires' disease (A48.1)
  • spirochetal pneumonia (A69.8)
  • bronchopneumonia due to bacteria other than S. pneumoniae and H. influenzae

Codes: = Billable

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.