2022 ICD-10-CM Code R05.1

Acute cough

Version 2021
No Valid Principal Dx

Valid for Submission

Short Description:Acute cough
Long Description:Acute cough

Code Classification

  • Symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00–R99)
    • Symptoms and signs involving the circulatory and respiratory systems (R00-R09)

R05.1 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of acute cough. The code R05.1 is valid during the fiscal year 2022 from October 01, 2021 through September 30, 2022 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

According to ICD-10-CM guidelines this code should not to be used as a principal diagnosis code when a related definitive diagnosis has been established.

New 2022 ICD-10 Code

R05.1 is new to ICD-10 code set for the FY 2022, effective October 1, 2021. The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has published an update to the ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes which became effective October 1, 2021. This is a new and revised code for the FY 2022 (October 1, 2021 - September 30, 2022).

Index to Diseases and Injuries

The Index to Diseases and Injuries is an alphabetical listing of medical terms, with each term mapped to one or more ICD-10 code(s). The following references for the code R05.1 are found in the index:

Replacement Code

R051 replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):

Code History