2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K74

Fibrosis and cirrhosis of liver

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • K74 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 K74 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of K74 - other international versions of ICD-10 K74 may differ.
Code Also
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  • , if applicable, viral hepatitis (acute) (chronic) (B15-B19
    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)
    • B15 Acute hepatitis A
    • B16 Acute hepatitis B
    • B17 Other acute viral hepatitis
    • B18 Chronic viral hepatitis
    • B19 Unspecified viral hepatitis
    )
Type 1 Excludes
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A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes. It means "not coded here". A type 1 excludes note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as K74. A type 1 excludes note is for used for when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • alcoholic cirrhosis (of liver) (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K70.3

    Alcoholic cirrhosis of liver

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Alcoholic cirrhosis NOS
    K70.3
    )
  • alcoholic fibrosis of liver (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K70.2

    Alcoholic fibrosis and sclerosis of liver

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Adult Dx (15-124 years)
    K70.2
    )
  • cardiac sclerosis of liver (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K76.1

    Chronic passive congestion of liver

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Cardiac cirrhosis
    • Cardiac sclerosis
    K76.1
    )
  • cirrhosis (of liver) with toxic liver disease (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K71.7

    Toxic liver disease with fibrosis and cirrhosis of liver

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    K71.7
    )
  • congenital cirrhosis (of liver) (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code P78.81

    Congenital cirrhosis (of liver)

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Code on Newborn Record
    P78.81
    )
  • pigmentary cirrhosis (of liver) (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code E83.110

    Hereditary hemochromatosis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Bronzed diabetes
    • Pigmentary cirrhosis (of liver)
    • Primary (hereditary) hemochromatosis
    E83.110
    )
The following code(s) above K74 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
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  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
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that may be applicable to K74:
  • 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
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 K74
K72.11 …… with coma
K72.9 Hepatic failure, unspecified
K72.90 …… without coma
K72.91 …… with coma
K73 Chronic hepatitis, not elsewhere classified
K73.0 Chronic persistent hepatitis, not elsewhere classified
K73.1 Chronic lobular hepatitis, not elsewhere classified
K73.2 Chronic active hepatitis, not elsewhere classified
K73.8 Other chronic hepatitis, not elsewhere classified
K73.9 Chronic hepatitis, unspecified
K74 Fibrosis and cirrhosis of liver
K74.0 Hepatic fibrosis
K74.1 Hepatic sclerosis
K74.2 Hepatic fibrosis with hepatic sclerosis
K74.3 Primary biliary cirrhosis
K74.4 Secondary biliary cirrhosis
K74.5 Biliary cirrhosis, unspecified
K74.6 Other and unspecified cirrhosis of liver
K74.60 Unspecified cirrhosis of liver
K74.69 Other cirrhosis of liver
K75 Other inflammatory liver diseases

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