2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B17.8

Other specified acute viral hepatitis

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • B17.8 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM B17.8 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of B17.8 - other international versions of ICD-10 B17.8 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Hepatitis non-A non-B (acute) (viral) NEC
The following code(s) above B17.8 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
In this context, annotation back-references refer to codes that contain:
  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to B17.8:
  • A00-B99
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range A00-B99

    Certain infectious and parasitic diseases

    Includes
    • diseases generally recognized as communicable or transmissible
    Type 1 Excludes
    • certain localized infections - see body system-related chapters
    Type 2 Excludes
    • carrier or suspected carrier of infectious disease (Z22.-)
    • infectious and parasitic diseases complicating pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O98.-)
    • infectious and parasitic diseases specific to the perinatal period (P35-P39)
    • influenza and other acute respiratory infections (J00-J22)
    Use Additional
    • code to identify resistance to antimicrobial drugs (Z16.-)
    Certain infectious and parasitic diseases
  • B15-B19
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range B15-B19

    Viral hepatitis

    Type 1 Excludes
    • sequelae of viral hepatitis (B94.2)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • cytomegaloviral hepatitis (B25.1)
    • herpesviral [herpes simplex] hepatitis (B00.81)
    Viral hepatitis
Approximate Synonyms
  • Hepatitis b with hepatitis d superinfection
  • Hepatitis d
ICD-10-CM B17.8 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 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
  • 791 Prematurity with major problems
  • 793 Full term neonate with major problems

Convert B17.8 to ICD-9-CM

Code History
  • 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to B17.8:
  • Hepatitis K75.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K75.9

    Inflammatory liver disease, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Hepatitis NOS
    Type 1 Excludes
    • acute or subacute hepatitis (K72.0-)
    • chronic hepatitis NEC (K73.-)
    • viral hepatitis (B15-B19)
    • viral, virus B19.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B19.9

      Unspecified viral hepatitis without hepatic coma

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Viral hepatitis NOS
      • type
        • non-A, non-B B17.8
      • non-A, non-B B17.8
      • specified type NEC B17.8 (with or without coma)

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To B17.8
B16.0 Acute hepatitis B with delta-agent with hepatic coma
B16.1 Acute hepatitis B with delta-agent without hepatic coma
B16.2 Acute hepatitis B without delta-agent with hepatic coma
B16.9 Acute hepatitis B without delta-agent and without hepatic coma
B17 Other acute viral hepatitis
B17.0 Acute delta-(super) infection of hepatitis B carrier
B17.1 Acute hepatitis C
B17.10 …… without hepatic coma
B17.11 …… with hepatic coma
B17.2 Acute hepatitis E
B17.8 Other specified acute viral hepatitis
B17.9 Acute viral hepatitis, unspecified
B18 Chronic viral hepatitis
B18.0 Chronic viral hepatitis B with delta-agent
B18.1 Chronic viral hepatitis B without delta-agent
B18.2 Chronic viral hepatitis C
B18.8 Other chronic viral hepatitis
B18.9 Chronic viral hepatitis, unspecified
B19 Unspecified viral hepatitis
B19.0 Unspecified viral hepatitis with hepatic coma
B19.1 Unspecified viral hepatitis B

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.