ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Oct 20, 2017

See: Acute upper respiratory infections of multiple and unspecified sites

J06 is NOT a complete or valid ICD 10 diagnosis code.

You should code each health care encounter to the level of certainty known for that encounter. When sufficient clinical information is not known or available to assign a more specific code, it is acceptable to report the appropriate unspecified code.

See below for more specifc codes relating to
Acute upper respiratory infections of multiple and unspecified sites
Excludes1
  • acute respiratory infection NOS (J22)
  • streptococcal pharyngitis (J02.0)

More specific codes for Acute upper respiratory infections of multiple and unspecified sites

  • J06.0 - Acute laryngopharyngitis
  • J06.9 - Acute upper respiratory infection, unspecified
See also ICD 10 code for
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See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to J06 Acute upper respiratory infections of multiple and unspecified sites

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.