2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K71.5

Toxic liver disease with chronic active hepatitis

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • K71.5 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM K71.5 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of K71.5 - other international versions of ICD-10 K71.5 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Toxic liver disease with lupoid hepatitis
The following code(s) above K71.5 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 K71.5:
  • K00-K95
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range K00-K95

    Diseases of the digestive system

    Type 2 Excludes
    • certain conditions originating in the perinatal period (P04-P96)
    • certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
    • complications of pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O00-O9A)
    • congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
    • endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E88)
    • injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00-T88)
    • neoplasms (C00-D49)
    • symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00-R94)
    Diseases of the digestive system
  • K70-K77
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range K70-K77

    Diseases of liver

    Type 1 Excludes
    • jaundice NOS (R17)
    Type 2 Excludes
    Diseases of liver
  • K71
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K71

    Toxic liver disease

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code First
    • poisoning due to drug or toxin, if applicable (T36-T65 with fifth or sixth character 1-4 or 6)
    Includes
    • drug-induced idiosyncratic (unpredictable) liver disease
    • drug-induced toxic (predictable) liver disease
    Type 2 Excludes
    • alcoholic liver disease (K70.-)
    • Budd-Chiari syndrome (I82.0)
    Use Additional
    • code for adverse effect, if applicable, to identify drug (T36-T50 with fifth or sixth character 5)
    Toxic liver disease
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
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To K71.5
K70.41 …… with coma
K70.9 Alcoholic liver disease, unspecified
K71 Toxic liver disease
K71.0 Toxic liver disease with cholestasis
K71.1 Toxic liver disease with hepatic necrosis
K71.10 …… without coma
K71.11 …… with coma
K71.2 Toxic liver disease with acute hepatitis
K71.3 Toxic liver disease with chronic persistent hepatitis
K71.4 Toxic liver disease with chronic lobular hepatitis
K71.5 Toxic liver disease with chronic active hepatitis
K71.50 …… without ascites
K71.51 …… with ascites
K71.6 Toxic liver disease with hepatitis, not elsewhere classified
K71.7 Toxic liver disease with fibrosis and cirrhosis of liver
K71.8 Toxic liver disease with other disorders of liver
K71.9 Toxic liver disease, unspecified
K72 Hepatic failure, not elsewhere classified
K72.0 Acute and subacute hepatic failure
K72.00 …… without coma
K72.01 …… with coma

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