Specific code icon 2015 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J02.9

Acute pharyngitis, unspecified

    2015 Billable Code

  • J02.9 is a billable ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • On October 1, 2015 ICD-10-CM will replace ICD-9-CM in the United States, therefore, J02.9 - and all other ICD-10-CM codes - should only be used for training or planning purposes until then.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of J02.9. Other international ICD-10 versions may differ.

Applicable To
  • Gangrenous pharyngitis (acute)
  • Infective pharyngitis (acute) NOS
  • Pharyngitis (acute) NOS
  • Sore throat (acute) NOS
  • Suppurative pharyngitis (acute)
  • Ulcerative pharyngitis (acute)
Description Synonyms
  • Acute pharyngitis
  • Acute pharyngitis (throat inflammation)
  • Pharyngitis
  • Pharyngitis (throat inflammation)
  • Viral pharyngitis
ICD-10-CM J02.9 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v30.0):
  • 011 Tracheostomy for face,mouth & neck diagnoses with mcc
  • 012 Tracheostomy for face,mouth & neck diagnoses with cc
  • 013 Tracheostomy for face,mouth & neck diagnoses without cc/mcc
  • 152 Otitis media & uri with mcc
  • 153 Otitis media & uri without mcc

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