Acute pharyngitis, unspecified J02.9

The ICD10 code for the diagnosis "Acute pharyngitis, unspecified" is "J02.9". J02.9 is a VALID/BILLABLE ICD10 code, i.e it is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

  • J02.9 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM J02.9 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of J02.9 - other international versions of ICD-10 J02.9 may differ.
Applicable To:
  • Gangrenous pharyngitis (acute)
  • Infective pharyngitis (acute) NOS
  • Pharyngitis (acute) NOS
  • Sore throat (acute) NOS
  • Suppurative pharyngitis (acute)
  • Ulcerative pharyngitis (acute)

Codes: = Billable

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