ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Feb 21, 2019

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”

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Questions related to B17.9 Acute viral hepatitis, unspecified

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.