2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K74.3

Primary biliary cirrhosis

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • K74.3 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 K74.3 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of K74.3 - other international versions of ICD-10 K74.3 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Chronic nonsuppurative destructive cholangitis
  • Primary biliary cholangitis
Type 2 Excludes
Type 2 Excludes Help
A type 2 excludes note represents "not included here". A type 2 excludes note indicates that the condition excluded is not part of the condition it is excluded from but a patient may have both conditions at the same time. When a type 2 excludes note appears under a code it is acceptable to use both the code (K74.3) and the excluded code together.
  • primary sclerosing cholangitis (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K83.01

    Primary sclerosing cholangitis

      2019 - New Code 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    K83.01
    )
The following code(s) above K74.3 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 K74.3:
  • 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
  • K74
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K74

    Fibrosis and cirrhosis of liver

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    • , if applicable, viral hepatitis (acute) (chronic) (B15-B19)
    Type 1 Excludes
    • alcoholic cirrhosis (of liver) (K70.3)
    • alcoholic fibrosis of liver (K70.2)
    • cardiac sclerosis of liver (K76.1)
    • cirrhosis (of liver) with toxic liver disease (K71.7)
    • congenital cirrhosis (of liver) (P78.81)
    • pigmentary cirrhosis (of liver) (E83.110)
    Fibrosis and cirrhosis of liver
Approximate Synonyms
  • Primary biliary cirrhosis, stage 4
Clinical Information
  • A form of biliary cirrhosis in which small intrahepatic ducts are destroyed while the major intra and extra hepatic ducts remain patent; most patients are middle aged females and have circulating antimitochondrial antibodies.
  • An autoimmune inflammatory disorder characterized by destruction of the small intrahepatic bile ducts. It affects predominantly females and it may lead to cirrhosis and liver failure. Patients have antimitochondrial and antinuclear antibodies in the peripheral blood.
ICD-10-CM K74.3 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 432 Cirrhosis and alcoholic hepatitis with mcc
  • 433 Cirrhosis and alcoholic hepatitis with cc
  • 434 Cirrhosis and alcoholic hepatitis without cc/mcc

Convert K74.3 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 K74.3:
  • Type 2 Excludes: K83.0
    , K83.0
    , K83.0
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K83.0

    Cholangitis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 - Converted to Parent Code 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • cholangitic liver abscess (K75.0)
    • cholangitis with choledocholithiasis (K80.3-, K80.4-)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • chronic nonsuppurative destructive cholangitis (K74.3)
    • primary biliary cholangitis (K74.3)
    • primary biliary cirrhosis (K74.3)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K83.0

    Cholangitis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 - Converted to Parent Code 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • cholangitic liver abscess (K75.0)
    • cholangitis with choledocholithiasis (K80.3-, K80.4-)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • chronic nonsuppurative destructive cholangitis (K74.3)
    • primary biliary cholangitis (K74.3)
    • primary biliary cirrhosis (K74.3)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K83.0

    Cholangitis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 - Converted to Parent Code 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • cholangitic liver abscess (K75.0)
    • cholangitis with choledocholithiasis (K80.3-, K80.4-)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • chronic nonsuppurative destructive cholangitis (K74.3)
    • primary biliary cholangitis (K74.3)
    • primary biliary cirrhosis (K74.3)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to K74.3:
  • Charcot's
    • cirrhosis K74.3
  • Cholangitis (ascending) (recurrent) (secondary) (stenosing) (suppurative) K83.09
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K83.09

    Other cholangitis

      2019 - New Code 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Ascending cholangitis
    • Cholangitis NOS
    • Primary cholangitis
    • Recurrent cholangitis
    • Sclerosing cholangitis
    • Secondary cholangitis
    • Stenosing cholangitis
    • Suppurative cholangitis
    • chronic nonsuppurative destructive K74.3
  • Cirrhosis, cirrhotic (hepatic) (liver) K74.60
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K74.60

    Unspecified cirrhosis of liver

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Cirrhosis (of liver) NOS
    • biliary (cholangiolitic) (cholangitic) (hypertrophic) (obstructive) (pericholangiolitic) K74.5
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K74.5

      Biliary cirrhosis, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      • primary K74.3
    • Charcot's K74.3
    • cholangiolitic, cholangitic, cholostatic K74.3 (primary)
    • Hanot's K74.3 (hypertrophic)
    • hypertrophic K74.3
    • monolobular K74.3
    • Todd's K74.3
    • unilobar K74.3
  • Hanot's cirrhosis or disease K74.3
  • Todd's
    • cirrhosis K74.3

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To K74.3
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
K75.0 Abscess of liver
K75.1 Phlebitis of portal vein
K75.2 Nonspecific reactive hepatitis
K75.3 Granulomatous hepatitis, not elsewhere classified

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