Specific code icon 2016 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z22.50

Carrier of unspecified viral hepatitis

    2016 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt 2017 Deletion

  • Z22.50 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after Oct 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.
  • ICD-10-CM Z22.50 will be deleted in the set of 2017 ICD-10-CM changes, effective Oct 1, 2016.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of Z22.50. Other international ICD-10 versions may differ.

Present On Admission
  • Z22.50 is considered exempt from POA reporting.
ICD-10-CM Z22.50 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v32.0):
  • 441 Disorders of liver except malignancy, cirrhosis or alcoholic hepatitis with mcc
  • 442 Disorders of liver except malignancy, cirrhosis or alcoholic hepatitis with cc
  • 443 Disorders of liver except malignancy, cirrhosis or alcoholic hepatitis without cc/mcc

Convert ICD-10-CM Z22.50 to ICD-9-CM

The following ICD-10-CM Index entries contain back-references to ICD-10-CM Z22.50: