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

See: Acute upper respiratory infections of multiple and unspecified sites

  ICD-10 Code for Acute upper respiratory infection, unspecified J06.9

J06.9 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

J06.9 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 J06 Acute upper respiratory infections of multiple and unspecified sites

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Inclusion Term
  • Upper respiratory disease, acute
  • Upper respiratory infection NOS
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Related Terms to “Acute upper respiratory infection, unspecified”

  • Disease, diseasedSee also Syndrome
  • Infection, infected, infective(opportunistic) - B99.9
  • Inflammation, inflamed, inflammatory(with exudation)
    • respiratory, upper - J06.9See also Infection, respiratory, upper
  • Tracheopharyngitis(acute) - J06.9
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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.