Chronic pharyngitis J31.2

The ICD10 code for the diagnosis "Chronic pharyngitis" is "J31.2". J31.2 is a VALID/BILLABLE ICD10 code, i.e it is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

  • J31.2 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 J31.2 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of J31.2 - other international versions of ICD-10 J31.2 may differ.
Applicable To:
  • Chronic sore throat
  • Atrophic pharyngitis (chronic)
  • Granular pharyngitis (chronic)
  • Hypertrophic pharyngitis (chronic)
Type 2 Excludes:
  • acute pharyngitis (J02.9)

Codes: = Billable

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