ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 19, 2017

See: Other acute viral hepatitis

  ICD-10 Code for Acute viral hepatitis, unspecified B17.9

B17.9 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

B17.9 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 1 Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
Section B15-B19 Viral hepatitis (B15-B19)
Category B17 Other acute viral hepatitis

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Acute hepatitis NOS
  • Acute infectious hepatitis NOS

Related Terms to “Acute viral hepatitis, unspecified”

See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

When ICD 10 was implemented on October 1, 2015, it did not affect physicians', outpatient facilities', and hospital outpatient departments' use of CPT codes on Medicare Fee-For-Service claims. Providers should continue to use CPT codes to report these services.