ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Jun 26, 2017

See: Acute pharyngitis

  ICD-10 Code for Acute pharyngitis due to other specified organisms J02.8

J02.8 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

J02.8 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.
Use Additional Code
  • code (B95-B97) to identify infectious agent
  • acute pharyngitis due to coxsackie virus (B08.5)
  • acute pharyngitis due to gonococcus (A54.5)
  • acute pharyngitis due to herpes [simplex] virus (B00.2)
  • acute pharyngitis due to infectious mononucleosis (B27.-)
  • enteroviral vesicular pharyngitis (B08.5)
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Acute pharyngitis due to other specified organisms”

  • Pharyngitis(acute) (catarrhal)(gangrenous) (infective) (malignant) (membranous) (phlegmonous) (pseudomembranous) (simple) (subacute) (suppurative) (ulcerative) (viral) - J02.9
    • pneumococcal - J02.8
    • specified organism NEC - J02.8
    • staphylococcal - J02.8
    • viral NEC - J02.8
  • Sore
    • throat(acute) — See also Pharyngitis
      • viral NEC - J02.8
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.