2018/2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J00

Acute nasopharyngitis [common cold]

Applicable To
  • Acute rhinitis
  • Coryza (acute)
  • Infective nasopharyngitis NOS
  • Infective rhinitis
  • Nasal catarrh, acute
  • Nasopharyngitis NOS
Type 1 Excludes
Type 1 Excludes Help
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes. It means "not coded here". A type 1 excludes note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as J00. A type 1 excludes note is for used for when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • acute pharyngitis (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J02
    • J02 Acute pharyngitis
      • J02.0 Streptococcal pharyngitis
      • J02.8 Acute pharyngitis due to other specified orga...
      • J02.9 Acute pharyngitis, unspecified
    J02.-
    )
  • acute sore throat NOS (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J02.9

    Acute pharyngitis, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Gangrenous pharyngitis (acute)
    • Infective pharyngitis (acute) NOS
    • Pharyngitis (acute) NOS
    • Sore throat (acute) NOS
    • Suppurative pharyngitis (acute)
    • Ulcerative pharyngitis (acute)
    J02.9
    )
  • pharyngitis NOS (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J02.9

    Acute pharyngitis, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Gangrenous pharyngitis (acute)
    • Infective pharyngitis (acute) NOS
    • Pharyngitis (acute) NOS
    • Sore throat (acute) NOS
    • Suppurative pharyngitis (acute)
    • Ulcerative pharyngitis (acute)
    J02.9
    )
  • rhinitis NOS (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J31.0

    Chronic rhinitis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Atrophic rhinitis (chronic)
    • Granulomatous rhinitis (chronic)
    • Hypertrophic rhinitis (chronic)
    • Obstructive rhinitis (chronic)
    • Ozena
    • Purulent rhinitis (chronic)
    • Rhinitis (chronic) NOS
    • Ulcerative rhinitis (chronic)
    Type 1 Excludes
    J31.0
    )
  • sore throat NOS (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J02.9

    Acute pharyngitis, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Gangrenous pharyngitis (acute)
    • Infective pharyngitis (acute) NOS
    • Pharyngitis (acute) NOS
    • Sore throat (acute) NOS
    • Suppurative pharyngitis (acute)
    • Ulcerative pharyngitis (acute)
    J02.9
    )
Type 2 Excludes
Type 2 Excludes Help
A type 2 excludes note represents "not included here". A type 2 excludes note indicates that the condition excluded is not part of the condition it is excluded from but a patient may have both conditions at the same time. When a type 2 excludes note appears under a code it is acceptable to use both the code (J00) and the excluded code together.
  • allergic rhinitis (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J30.1

    Allergic rhinitis due to pollen

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Allergy NOS due to pollen
    • Hay fever
    • Pollinosis
    J30.1-
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J30.9

    Allergic rhinitis, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    J30.9
    )
  • chronic pharyngitis (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J31.2

    Chronic pharyngitis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Chronic sore throat
    • Atrophic pharyngitis (chronic)
    • Granular pharyngitis (chronic)
    • Hypertrophic pharyngitis (chronic)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • acute pharyngitis (J02.9)
    J31.2
    )
  • chronic rhinitis (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J31.0

    Chronic rhinitis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Atrophic rhinitis (chronic)
    • Granulomatous rhinitis (chronic)
    • Hypertrophic rhinitis (chronic)
    • Obstructive rhinitis (chronic)
    • Ozena
    • Purulent rhinitis (chronic)
    • Rhinitis (chronic) NOS
    • Ulcerative rhinitis (chronic)
    Type 1 Excludes
    J31.0
    )
  • chronic sore throat (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J31.2

    Chronic pharyngitis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Chronic sore throat
    • Atrophic pharyngitis (chronic)
    • Granular pharyngitis (chronic)
    • Hypertrophic pharyngitis (chronic)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • acute pharyngitis (J02.9)
    J31.2
    )
  • nasopharyngitis, chronic (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J31.1

    Chronic nasopharyngitis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • acute nasopharyngitis (J00)
    J31.1
    )
  • vasomotor rhinitis (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J30.0

    Vasomotor rhinitis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    J30.0
    )
The following code(s) above J00 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
In this context, annotation back-references refer to codes that contain:
  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to J00:
  • J00-J99
    2019 ICD-10-CM Range J00-J99

    Diseases of the respiratory system

    Note
    • When a respiratory condition is described as occurring in more than one site and is not specifically indexed, it should be classified to the lower anatomic site (e.g. tracheobronchitis to bronchitis in J40).
    Type 2 Excludes
    • certain conditions originating in the perinatal period (P04-P96)
    • certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
    • complications of pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O00-O9A)
    • congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
    • endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E88)
    • injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00-T88)
    • neoplasms (C00-D49)
    • smoke inhalation (T59.81-)
    • symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00-R94)
    Use Additional
    • code, where applicable, to identify:
    • exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Z77.22)
    • exposure to tobacco smoke in the perinatal period (P96.81)
    • history of tobacco dependence (Z87.891)
    • occupational exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Z57.31)
    • tobacco dependence (F17.-)
    • tobacco use (Z72.0)
    Diseases of the respiratory system
  • J00-J06
    2019 ICD-10-CM Range J00-J06

    Acute upper respiratory infections

    Type 1 Excludes
    • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with acute lower respiratory infection (J44.0)
    • influenza virus with other respiratory manifestations (J09.X2, J10.1, J11.1)
    Acute upper respiratory infections
Approximate Synonyms Clinical Information ICD-10-CM J00 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):

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Code History
Code annotations containing back-references to J00:

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to J00:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To J00
I97.810 …… during cardiac surgery
I97.811 …… during other surgery
I97.82 Postprocedural cerebrovascular infarction
I97.820 …… following cardiac surgery
I97.821 …… following other surgery
I97.88 Other intraoperative complications of the circulatory system, not elsewhere classified
I97.89 Other postprocedural complications and disorders of the circulatory system, not elsewhere classified
I99 Other and unspecified disorders of circulatory system
I99.8 Other disorder of circulatory system
I99.9 Unspecified disorder of circulatory system
J00 Acute nasopharyngitis [common cold]
J01 Acute sinusitis
J01.0 Acute maxillary sinusitis
J01.00 …… unspecified
J01.01 Acute recurrent maxillary sinusitis
J01.1 Acute frontal sinusitis
J01.10 …… unspecified
J01.11 Acute recurrent frontal sinusitis
J01.2 Acute ethmoidal sinusitis
J01.20 …… unspecified
J01.21 Acute recurrent ethmoidal sinusitis

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