When the physician documents suspected or possible avian influenza, a code from category J09 should be reported.
True or False?
Code J09 is Influenza due to certain identified influenza viruses.
Avian influenza coming under code J09.X2
J09.X2 is a billable ICD-10 code used for Health care diagnosis reimbursement of influenza due to Noval influenza A virus with other respiratory manifestations or commonly known as the flu , falls under the category of disease of respiratory system. It is a highly contagious viral infection of the respiratory passage causing fever , severe aching and catarrh and often occuring in epidemics.
Other synonyms include-
- Avian influenza
- Influenza A
- Influenza A with upper respiratory symptoms
- influenza avian with upper respiratory symptoms
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