ICD-10-CM Code J01.81
Other acute recurrent sinusitis
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
J01.81 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of other acute recurrent sinusitis. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
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 J01.81 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
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- Acute recurrent sinusitis involving more than one sinus but not pansinusitis
- DRG Group #152-153 - Otitis media and uri with MCC.
- DRG Group #152-153 - Otitis media and uri without MCC.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'J01.81 - Other acute recurrent sinusitis'
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Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
This is the official approximate match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that while there is no exact mapping between this ICD10 code J01.81 and a single ICD9 code, 461.8 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.