ICD-10-CM Code J06
Acute upper respiratory infections of multiple and unspecified sites
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 J06 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the two child codes of J06 that describes the diagnosis 'acute upper resp infections of multiple and unsp sites' in more detail.
- J06 Acute upper respiratory infections of multiple and unspecified sites NON-BILLABLE
The ICD code J06 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 J06 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'J06 - Acute upper respiratory infections of multiple and unspecified sites'
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