ICD-10-CM Code J01
Non-Billable CodeNon-Billable means the code is not sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis. Use a child code to capture more detail.
ICD Code J01 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the seven child codes of J01 that describes the diagnosis 'acute sinusitis' in more detail.
- J01 Acute sinusitis NON-BILLABLE
- J01.0 Acute sinusitis NON-BILLABLE
- J01.1 Acute sinusitis NON-BILLABLE
- J01.2 Acute sinusitis NON-BILLABLE
- J01.3 Acute sinusitis NON-BILLABLE
- J01.4 Acute NON-BILLABLE
- J01.8 sinusitis NON-BILLABLE
- J01.9 Acute NON-BILLABLE
The ICD code J01 is used to code Upper respiratory tract infection
Upper respiratory tract infections (URI or URTI) are illnesses caused by an acute infection which involves the upper respiratory tract including the nose, sinuses, pharynx or larynx. This commonly includes tonsillitis, pharyngitis, laryngitis, sinusitis, otitis media, and the common cold.
|ICD 9 Codes:||465.9, 465.9|
Coding Notes for J01 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Code Includes Notes:
IncludesIncludes notes further define, or give examples of, conditions included in the section.
- Acute abscess of sinus
- Acute empyema of sinus
- Acute infection of sinus
- Acute inflammation of sinus
- Acute suppuration of sinus
Additional Code Note:
Use Additional CodeUse Additional Code note means a second code must be used in conjunction with this code. Codes with this note are Etiology codes and must be followed by a Manifestation code or codes.
- Code See Section B95-B97 to identify infectious agent.
Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 ExcludesType-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
- Sinusitis NOS - instead, use code J32.9
Code Type-2 Excludes:
Type-2 ExcludesType-2 Excludes means the excluded conditions are different, although they may appear similar. A patient may have both conditions, but one does not include the other. Excludes 2 means "not coded here."
- Chronic sinusitis (J32.0-J32.8) - instead, use code J32.0-