2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K71.51

Toxic liver disease with chronic active hepatitis with ascites

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • K71.51 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Toxic liver disease w chronic active hepatitis with ascites
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM K71.51 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of K71.51 - other international versions of ICD-10 K71.51 may differ.
The following code(s) above K71.51 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 K71.51:
  • 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
  • K71.5
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K71.5

    Toxic liver disease with chronic active hepatitis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Toxic liver disease with lupoid hepatitis
    Toxic liver disease with chronic active hepatitis
Approximate Synonyms
  • Hepatic ascites and chronic active hepatitis due to toxic liver disease
  • Toxic liver disease, ascites, chronic active hepatitis
ICD-10-CM K71.51 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 K71.51 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
Code annotations containing back-references to K71.51:
  • Type 1 Excludes: R18
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R18

    Ascites

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Includes
    • fluid in peritoneal cavity
    Type 1 Excludes
    • ascites in alcoholic cirrhosis (K70.31)
    • ascites in alcoholic hepatitis (K70.11)
    • ascites in toxic liver disease with chronic active hepatitis (K71.51)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to K71.51:
  • Ascites (abdominal) R18.8
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R18.8

    Other ascites

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Ascites NOS
    • Peritoneal effusion (chronic)
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • liver (chronic) (organic) K76.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K76.9

      Liver disease, unspecified

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      • toxic K71.9
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K71.9

        Toxic liver disease, unspecified

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        • with
          • hepatitis NEC K71.6
            ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K71.6

            Toxic liver disease with hepatitis, not elsewhere classified

              2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
            • chronic
              • active K71.50
                ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K71.50

                Toxic liver disease with chronic active hepatitis without ascites

                  2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
                • with ascites K71.51
            • lupoid K71.50
              ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K71.50

              Toxic liver disease with chronic active hepatitis without ascites

                2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
              • with ascites K71.51

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To K71.51
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
K72.1 Chronic hepatic failure
K72.10 …… without coma

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