Acute pharyngitis J02

  • J02 should not be used for reimbursement purposes. Please select a more specific diagnosis below.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM J02 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of J02 - other international versions of ICD-10 J02 may differ.
Type 1 Excludes:
  • acute laryngopharyngitis (J06.0)
  • peritonsillar abscess (J36)
  • pharyngeal abscess (J39.1)
  • retropharyngeal abscess (J39.0)
Type 2 Excludes:
  • chronic pharyngitis (J31.2)
  • acute sore throat

Codes: = Billable

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.