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

See: Other acute viral hepatitis

B17 is NOT a complete or valid ICD 10 diagnosis code.

You should code each health care encounter to the level of certainty known for that encounter. When sufficient clinical information is not known or available to assign a more specific code, it is acceptable to report the appropriate unspecified code.

See below for more specifc codes relating to
Other acute viral hepatitis

More specific codes for Other acute viral hepatitis

  • B17.0 - Acute delta-(super) infection of hepatitis B carrier
  • B17.1 - Acute hepatitis C
    • B17.10 - Acute hepatitis C without hepatic coma
    • B17.11 - Acute hepatitis C with hepatic coma
  • B17.2 - Acute hepatitis E
  • B17.8 - Other specified acute viral hepatitis
  • B17.9 - Acute viral hepatitis, unspecified
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See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to B17 Other acute viral hepatitis

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.