About the Disease

Asthma, also known as bronchial asthma, is a respiratory disease characterized by airflow obstruction and inflammation of the airways. It is a chronic disease that affects the respiratory system.

Source: National Institutes of Health

Diagnosis Codes

ICD-10: J45.20, J45.21, J45.22, J45.30, J45.31, J45.32, J45.40, J45.41, J45.42, J45.50, J45.51, J45.52, J45.901, J45.902, J45.909, J45.990, J45.991, J45.998, J82.83

Alliance Partners

Patients can receive free education and support services.

The American Lung Association provides patient education and engages in advocacy work and research focused on improving lung health and the prevention of lung disease.