Respiratory failure, not elsewhere classified J96

The ICD10 code for the diagnosis "Respiratory failure, not elsewhere classified" is "J96". J96 is NOT a 'valid' or 'billable' ICD10 code. Please select a more specific diagnosis below.

  • J96 should not be used for reimbursement purposes. Please select a more specific diagnosis below.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM J96 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of J96 - other international versions of ICD-10 J96 may differ.
Type 1 Excludes:
  • acute respiratory distress syndrome (J80)
  • cardiorespiratory failure (R09.2)
  • newborn respiratory distress syndrome (P22.0)
  • postprocedural respiratory failure (J95.82-)
  • respiratory arrest (R09.2)
  • respiratory arrest of newborn (P28.81)
  • respiratory failure of newborn (P28.5)

Codes: = Billable

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