ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Oct 19, 2017

See: Other diseases of upper respiratory tract

Use Additional Code
  • code (B95-B97) to identify infectious agent.
Includes
  • abscess of tonsil
  • peritonsillar cellulitis
  • quinsy
Excludes1
  • acute tonsillitis (J03.-)
  • chronic tonsillitis (J35.0)
  • retropharyngeal abscess (J39.0)
  • tonsillitis NOS (J03.9-)
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Clinical Concepts
Common ICD 10 codes used in the following
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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.