ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 18, 2017

See: Alcoholic liver disease

  ICD-10 Code for Alcoholic liver disease, unspecified K70.9

K70.9 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

K70.9 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 11 Diseases of the digestive system (K00-K95)
Section K70-K77 Diseases of liver (K70-K77)
Category K70 Alcoholic liver disease

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
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Related Terms to “Alcoholic liver disease, unspecified”

  • Alcohol, alcoholic, alcohol-induced
    • liver - K70.9
  • Damage
  • Disease, diseasedSee also Syndrome
    • liver(chronic) (organic) - K76.9
      • alcoholic(chronic) - K70.9
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.