ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Jun 27, 2017

See: Acute pharyngitis

  ICD-10 Code for Streptococcal pharyngitis J02.0

J02.0 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

J02.0 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 10 Diseases of the respiratory system (J00-J99)
Section J00-J06 Acute upper respiratory infections (J00-J06)
Category J02 Acute pharyngitis

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Septic pharyngitis
  • Streptococcal sore throat
Excludes2
  • scarlet fever (A38.-)
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Streptococcal pharyngitis”

  • Disease, diseasedSee also Syndrome
  • Pharyngitis(acute) (catarrhal)(gangrenous) (infective) (malignant) (membranous) (phlegmonous) (pseudomembranous) (simple) (subacute) (suppurative) (ulcerative) (viral) - J02.9
    • septic - J02.0
    • streptococcal - J02.0
  • Septicsee condition
    • sore — See also Abscess
      • throat - J02.0
        • streptococcal - J02.0
  • Sore
    • throat(acute) — See also Pharyngitis
      • septic - J02.0
      • streptococcal(ulcerative) - J02.0
  • Ulcer, ulcerated, ulcerating, ulceration, ulcerative
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

When ICD 10 was implemented on October 1, 2015, it did not affect physicians', outpatient facilities', and hospital outpatient departments' use of CPT codes on Medicare Fee-For-Service claims. Providers should continue to use CPT codes to report these services.