Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 466.0
Acute bronchitis
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 466.0 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 466.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Acute bronchitis due to coxsackievirus
  • Acute bronchitis due to echovirus
  • Acute bronchitis due to mycoplasma pneumoniae
  • Acute bronchitis due to parainfluenza
  • Acute bronchitis due to rhinovirus
  • Acute bronchitis due to RSV
  • Acute bronchitis due to streptococcus
  • Acute echovirus bronchitis
  • Acute exacerbation of chronic bronchitis
  • Acute mycoplasmal bronchitis
  • Acute parainfluenza virus bronchitis
  • Acute respiratory syncytial virus bronchitis
  • Acute streptococcal bronchitis
  • Acute viral bronchitis
  • Chronic bronchitis with acute exacerbation
Clinical Information
  • Sudden inflammation of the tracheobronchial tree, which comprises the trachea, or windpipe, and the bronchi; typically associated with a viral upper respiratory tract infection, such as the common cold, and is usually mild; in patients with chronic lung or heart disease, acute bronchitis is more severe, and can become chronic and progress to pneumonia.
466.0 Excludes
  • acute bronchitis with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (491.22)
Applies To
  • Bronchitis, acute or subacute:
    • fibrinous
    • membranous
    • pneumococcal
    • purulent
    • septic
    • viral
    • with tracheitis
  • Croupous bronchitis
  • Tracheobronchitis, acute
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 466.0 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM J20.9 Acute bronchitis, unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 466.0:
  • Bronchitis (diffuse) (hypostatic) (infectious) (inflammatory) (simple) 490
    • with
      • emphysema - see Emphysema
      • influenza, flue, or grippe (see also Influenza) 487.1
      • obstruction airway, chronic 491.20
      • tracheitis 490
        • acute or subacute 466.0
          • with bronchospasm or obstruction 466.0
        • chronic 491.8
    • acute or subacute 466.0
      • with
        • bronchiectasis 494.1
        • bronchospasm 466.0
        • obstruction 466.0
        • tracheitis 466.0
      • chemical (due to fumes or vapors) 506.0
      • due to
    • croupous 466.0
      • with bronchospasm or obstruction 466.0
      • due to fumes or vapors 506.0
    • exudative 466.0
    • fibrinous, acute or subacute 466.0
      • with bronchospasm or obstruction 466.0
    • membranous, acute or subactue 466.0
      • with bronchospasm or obstruction 466.0
    • mucopurulent (chronic) (recurrent) 491.1
      • acute or subacute 466.0
    • plastic (inflammatory) 466.0
    • pneumococcal, acute or subacute 466.0
      • with bronchospasm or obstruction 466.0
    • pseudomembranous 466.0
    • purulent (chronic) (recurrent) 491.1
      • acute or subacute 466.0
        • with bronchospasm or obstruction 466.0
    • septic, acute or subacute 466.0
      • with bronchospasm or obstruction 466.0
    • suffocative, acute or subacute 466.0
    • suppurative (chronic) 491.1
      • acute or subacute 466.0
    • viral, acute or subacute 466.0
  • Bronchorrhea (chronic) (purulent) 491.0
    • acute 466.0
      • with
        • asthma - see Asthma
        • bronchiolitis, acute 466.19
          • due to respiratory syncytial virus 466.11
        • bronchitis - see Bronchitis
        • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) 496
        • emphysema - see Emphysema
          • due to external agent - see Condition, respiratory, acute, due to
      • acute 519.11
      • exercise induced 493.81
  • Catarrh, catarrhal (inflammation) (see also condition) 460
    • bronchial 490
      • acute 466.0
      • chronic 491.0
      • subacute 466.0
    • fibrinous acute 466.0
    • lung (see also Bronchitis) 490
    • pneumococcal, acute 466.0
    • pulmonary (see also Bronchitis) 490
  • Croup, croupous (acute) (angina) (catarrhal) (infective) (inflammatory) (laryngeal) (membranous) (nondiphtheritic) (pseudomembranous) 464.4
    • bronchial 466.0
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • Lucas-Championni√®re (fibrinous bronchitis) 466.0
  • Laryngotracheobronchitis (see also Bronchitis) 490
    • acute 466.0
    • viral 466.0
  • Lucas-Championni√®re disease (fibrinous bronchitis) 466.0
  • Tracheitis (acute) (catarrhal) (infantile) (membranous) (plastic) (pneumococcal) (septic) (suppurative) (viral) 464.10
    • with
      • bronchitis 490
        • acute or subacute 466.0
        • chronic 491.8
        • tuberculosis - see Tuberculosis, pulmonary
      • laryngitis (acute) 464.20
        • with obstruction 464.21
        • chronic 476.1
        • tuberculous (see also Tuberculosis, larynx) 012.3
      • obstruction 464.11
  • Tracheobronchitis (see also Bronchitis) 490
    • acute or subacute 466.0
      • with bronchospasm or obstruction 466.0
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