ICD-10-CM Code J03.0
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 J03.0 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the two child codes of J03.0 that describes the diagnosis 'streptococcal tonsillitis' in more detail.
The ICD code J03 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|
Related Concepts SNOMET-CT
- Streptococcal tonsillitis (disorder)
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'J03.0 - Streptococcal tonsillitis'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code J03.0. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.