ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 17, 2017
  ICD-10 Code for Chronic hepatitis, unspecified K73.9

K73.9 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

K73.9 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 K73 Chronic hepatitis, not elsewhere classified

• See below for any additional coding requirements that may be necessary.

• Check for any notations, inclusions and/or exclusions that are specific to this ICD 10 code before using

1 No additional coding requirements necessary.

Related Terms to “Chronic hepatitis, unspecified”

  • Hepatitis - K75.9
    • chronic - K73.9
  • Inflammation, inflamed, inflammatory(with exudation)
    • liver(capsule) — See also Hepatitis
      • chronic - K73.9
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.