ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 17, 2017

See: Hepatic failure, unspecified

  ICD-10 Code for Hepatic failure, unspecified without coma K72.90

K72.90 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

K72.90 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 K72 Hepatic failure, not elsewhere classified

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.

Related Terms to “Hepatic failure, unspecified without coma”

  • Atrophy, atrophic(of)
    • liver(yellow) - K72.90
  • Disease, diseasedSee also Syndrome
    • liver(chronic) (organic) - K76.9
      • end stage - K72.90
  • Failure, failed
    • hepatic - K72.90
  • Hepatitis - K75.9
    • malignant NEC(with hepatic failure) - K72.90
  • Impaired, impairment(function)
    • liver - K72.90
  • Jaundice(yellow) - R17
    • malignant(without coma) - K72.90
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.