2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B19.9

Unspecified viral hepatitis without hepatic coma

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
  • B19.9 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM B19.9 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of B19.9 - other international versions of ICD-10 B19.9 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Viral hepatitis NOS
The following code(s) above B19.9 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 B19.9:
  • A00-B99
    2021 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
    2021 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, viral
  • Postpartum (after childbirth) viral hepatitis
  • Postpartum viral hepatitis
  • Viral arthritis co-occurrent with hepatitis
  • Viral arthritis with hepatitis
  • Viral hepatitis
  • Viral hepatitis in childbirth
  • Viral hepatitis in pregnancy
Clinical Information
  • A disorder characterized by a viral pathologic process involving the liver parenchyma.
  • An acute or chronic inflammation of the liver parenchyma caused by viruses. Representative examples include hepatitis a, b, and c, cytomegalovirus hepatitis, and herpes simplex hepatitis.
ICD-10-CM B19.9 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v38.0):
  • 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 B19.9 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
  • 2021 (effective 10/1/2020): No change

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to B19.9:
  • Arthropathy M12.9
    - see also Arthritis
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M12.9

    Arthropathy, unspecified

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    • in (due to)
      • viral hepatitis B19.9 (postinfectious)
    • postinfectious NEC B99
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B99

      Other and unspecified infectious diseases

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
      • in (due to)
        • viral hepatitis NEC B19.9
  • Hepatitis K75.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K75.9

    Inflammatory liver disease, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Hepatitis NOS
    Type 1 Excludes
    • acute or subacute hepatitis (K72.0-)
    • chronic hepatitis NEC (K73.-)
    • viral hepatitis (B15-B19)

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To B19.9
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
B19.10 …… without hepatic coma
B19.11 …… with hepatic coma
B19.2 Unspecified viral hepatitis C
B19.20 …… without hepatic coma
B19.21 …… with hepatic coma
B19.9 Unspecified viral hepatitis without hepatic coma
B20 Human immunodeficiency virus [HIV] disease
B25 Cytomegaloviral disease
B25.0 Cytomegaloviral pneumonitis
B25.1 Cytomegaloviral hepatitis
B25.2 Cytomegaloviral pancreatitis
B25.8 Other cytomegaloviral diseases
B25.9 Cytomegaloviral disease, unspecified
B26 Mumps
B26.0 Mumps orchitis
B26.1 Mumps meningitis

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