Pneumonia in diseases classified elsewhere J17

  • J17 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM J17 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of J17 - other international versions of ICD-10 J17 may differ.
Code First:
  • underlying disease, such as:
  • Q fever (A78)
  • rheumatic fever (I00)
  • schistosomiasis (B65.0-B65.9)
Type 1 Excludes:
  • candidial pneumonia (B37.1)
  • chlamydial pneumonia (J16.0)
  • gonorrheal pneumonia (A54.84)
  • histoplasmosis pneumonia (B39.0-B39.2)
  • measles pneumonia (B05.2)
  • nocardiosis pneumonia (A43.0)
  • pneumocystosis (B59)
  • pneumonia due to Pneumocystis carinii (B59)
  • pneumonia due to Pneumocystis jiroveci (B59)
  • pneumonia in actinomycosis (A42.0)
  • pneumonia in anthrax (A22.1)
  • pneumonia in ascariasis (B77.81)
  • pneumonia in aspergillosis (B44.0-B44.1)
  • pneumonia in coccidioidomycosis (B38.0-B38.2)
  • pneumonia in cytomegalovirus disease (B25.0)
  • pneumonia in toxoplasmosis (B58.3)
  • rubella pneumonia (B06.81)
  • salmonella pneumonia (A02.22)
  • spirochetal infection NEC with pneumonia (A69.8)
  • tularemia pneumonia (A21.2)
  • typhoid fever with pneumonia (A01.03)
  • varicella pneumonia (B01.2)
  • whooping cough with pneumonia (A37 with fifth-character 1)

Codes: = Billable

  • J17 Pneumonia in diseases classified elsewhere

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