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Acute asthmatic bronchitis


How would the diagnosis of "acute asthmatic bronchitis" be coded? 


Acute asthmatic bronchitis with no further specification is coded to 493.90.  If an acute exacerbation is documented, code 493.92 would be reported.  If status asthmaticus is documented code 493.91 would be reported.

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