Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 098.6
Gonococcal infection of pharynx
  • 2014
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • Short description: Gonococcal infec pharynx.
  • ICD-9-CM 098.6 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 098.6 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
  • You are viewing the 2014 version of ICD-9-CM 098.6.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 098.6: 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 098.6 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM A54.5 Gonococcal pharyngitis
Approximate Synonyms
  • Gonococcal pharyngitis
  • Gonorrhea of pharynx
  • Gonorrhea, pharynx
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 098.6:
  • Gonococcus, gonococcal (disease) (infection) (see also condition) 098.0
    • pharyngitis 098.6
    • pharynx 098.6
    • throat 098.6
  • Pharyngitis (acute) (catarrhal) (gangrenous) (infective) (malignant) (membranous) (phlegmonous) (pneumococcal) (pseudomembranous) (simple) (staphylococcal) (subacute) (suppurative) (ulcerative) (viral) 462
    • gonococcal 098.6
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