Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 786.06
Tachypnea
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 786.06 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 786.06 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Clinical Information
  • Abnormal increase of rate of breathing.
  • Increased respiratory rate.
  • Rapid breathing.
786.06 Excludes
  • transitory tachypnea of newborn (770.6)
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 786.06 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM R06.82 Tachypnea, not elsewhere classified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 786.06:
  • Rapid
    • respiration 786.06
  • Tachypnea 786.06
    • newborn (idiopathic) (transitory) 770.6
    • transitory, of newborn 770.6
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