ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Apr 23, 2019

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 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to J02.8 Acute pharyngitis due to other specified organisms

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.