ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Oct 22, 2017
  ICD-10 Code for Portal hypertension K76.6

K76.6 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

K76.6 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 K76 Other diseases of liver

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

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Use Additional Code
  • code for any associated complications, such as:
  • portal hypertensive gastropathy (K31.89)
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Portal hypertension”

  • Banti's disease or syndrome(with cirrhosis) (with portal hypertension) - K76.6
  • Fibrosis, fibrotic
    • hepatolienal(portal hypertension) - K76.6
    • hepatosplenic(portal hypertension) - K76.6
  • Hypertension, hypertensive(accelerated) (benign) (essential) (idiopathic) (malignant) (systemic) - I10
    • portal(due to chronic liver disease) (idiopathic) - K76.6
  • Increase, increased
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to K76.6 Portal hypertension

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.