Pneumonitis due to inhalation of food and vomit J69.0

The ICD10 code for the diagnosis "Pneumonitis due to inhalation of food and vomit" is "J69.0". J69.0 is a VALID/BILLABLE ICD10 code, i.e it is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

  • J69.0 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 J69.0 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of J69.0 - other international versions of ICD-10 J69.0 may differ.
Applicable To:
  • Aspiration pneumonia NOS
  • Aspiration pneumonia (due to) food (regurgitated)
  • Aspiration pneumonia (due to) gastric secretions
  • Aspiration pneumonia (due to) milk
  • Aspiration pneumonia (due to) vomit
Code Also:
  • any associated foreign body in respiratory tract (T17.-)
Type 1 Excludes:
  • chemical pneumonitis due to anesthesia (J95.4)
  • obstetric aspiration pneumonitis (O74.0)

Codes: = Billable

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