Specific code icon 2016/17 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J06.9

Acute upper respiratory infection, unspecified

    2016 2017 Billable/Specific Code

  • J06.9 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of J06.9. Other international versions of ICD-10 J06.9 may differ.
  • Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.

Clinical Information
  • A disorder characterized by an infectious process involving the upper respiratory tract (nose, paranasal sinuses, pharynx, larynx, or trachea).
  • An infectious process affecting the upper respiratory tract (nose, paranasal sinuses, pharynx, larynx, or trachea). Symptoms include congestion, sneezing, coughing, fever, and sore throat.
Applicable To
  • Upper respiratory disease, acute
  • Upper respiratory infection NOS
Approximate Synonyms
  • Acute upper respiratory infection
  • Acute URI
  • Upper respiratory infection
  • Upper respiratory tract infection (URI)
  • URI (upper respiratory infection)
ICD-10-CM J06.9 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v34.0):
  • 011 Tracheostomy for face, mouth and neck diagnoses with mcc
  • 012 Tracheostomy for face, mouth and neck diagnoses with cc
  • 013 Tracheostomy for face, mouth and neck diagnoses without cc/mcc
  • 152 Otitis media and uri with mcc
  • 153 Otitis media and uri without mcc

Convert ICD-10-CM J06.9 to ICD-9-CM

The following ICD-10-CM Index entries contain back-references to ICD-10-CM J06.9: