Diagnosis Code

B17.9 ACUTE VIRAL HEPATITIS, UNSPECIFIED


Code Information

Diagnosis Code: B17.9

Short Description: Acute viral hepatitis, unspecified

Long Description: Acute viral hepatitis, unspecified

The code B17.9 is VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Viral hepatitis (B15-B19)
      • Other acute viral hepatitis (B17)
        • B17.9 Acute viral hepatitis, unspecified

Code Version: 2022 ICD-10-CM


Synonyms

  • Acute focal hepatitis
  • Acute fulminating viral hepatitis
  • Acute hepatic failure
  • Acute hepatic failure caused by hepatitis virus
  • Acute hepatitis
  • Acute infectious hepatitis
  • Acute viral hepatitis

Diagnostic Related Group(s)

The code B17.9 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v39.0)
  • Disorders Of Liver Except Malignancy, Cirrhosis Or Alcoholic Hepatitis With Mcc (441)
  • Disorders Of Liver Except Malignancy, Cirrhosis Or Alcoholic Hepatitis With Cc (442)
  • Disorders Of Liver Except Malignancy, Cirrhosis Or Alcoholic Hepatitis Without Cc/mcc (443)

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code B17.9 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Inclusion Terms:
    • Acute hepatitis NOS
    • Acute infectious hepatitis NOS

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
B17.9 Right Arrow 070.9 Viral hepat NOS w/o coma

This ICD-10 to ICD-9 data is based on the 2018 General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) files published by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for informational purposes only. The data is not an ICD-10 conversion tool and doesn’t guarantee clinical accuracy.

Similar Codes

ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
B17 Other acute viral hepatitis
B17.0 Acute delta-(super) infection of hepatitis B carrier
B17.1 Acute hepatitis C
B17.10 Acute hepatitis C without hepatic coma
B17.11 Acute hepatitis C with hepatic coma
B17.2 Acute hepatitis E
B17.8 Other specified acute viral hepatitis


This page was last updated on: 10/1/2021