Specific code icon 2014 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B15.9

Hepatitis A without hepatic coma

  • B15.9 is a billable ICD-10-CM code that can be used to specify a diagnosis.
  • On October 1, 2015 ICD-10-CM will replace ICD-9-CM in the United States, therefore, B15.9 and all other ICD-10-CM codes should only be used for training or planning purposes until then.
Applicable To
  • Hepatitis A (acute)(viral) NOS
Description Synonyms
  • Acute hepatitis A
  • Acute type A viral hepatitis
  • Hepatitis A
  • Viral hepatitis, type A
Mortality Data
  • Between 1999-2007 there were 588 deaths in the United States where ICD-10 B15.9 was indicated as the underlying cause of death [source: cdc.govlink to cdc.gov]
  • ICD-10 B15.9 as underlying cause of death data broken down by: gender, age, race, year
ICD-10-CM B15.9 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v30.0):
  • 441 Disorders of liver except malig,cirr,alc hepa with mcc
  • 442 Disorders of liver except malig,cirr,alc hepa with cc
  • 443 Disorders of liver except malig,cirr,alc hepa without cc/mcc
Convert ICD-10-CM B15.9 to ICD-9-CM
The following ICD-10-CM Index entries contain back-references to ICD-10-CM B15.9: