2023 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K76.82

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Hepatic encephalopathy

    2023 - New Code Billable/Specific Code
  • K76.82 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • ICD-10-CM K76.82 is a new 2023 ICD-10-CM code that became effective on October 1, 2022.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of K76.82 - other international versions of ICD-10 K76.82 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Hepatic encephalopathy, NOS
  • Hepatic encephalopathy without coma
  • Hepatocerebral intoxication
  • Portal-systemic encephalopathy
Code Also
Code Also Help
A code also note instructs that 2 codes may be required to fully describe a condition but the sequencing of the two codes is discretionary, depending on the severity of the conditions and the reason for the encounter.
  • underlying liver disease, such as:
  • acute and subacute hepatic failure without coma (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K72.00

    Acute and subacute hepatic failure without coma

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 Billable/Specific Code
    K72.00
    )
  • alcoholic hepatic failure without coma (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K70.40

    Alcoholic hepatic failure without coma

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 Billable/Specific Code Adult Dx (15-124 years)
    K70.40
    )
  • chronic hepatic failure without coma (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K72.10

    Chronic hepatic failure without coma

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 Billable/Specific Code
    K72.10
    )
  • hepatic failure with toxic liver disease without coma (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K71.10

    Toxic liver disease with hepatic necrosis, without coma

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 Billable/Specific Code
    K71.10
    )
  • hepatic failure without coma (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K72.90

    Hepatic failure, unspecified without coma

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 Billable/Specific Code
    K72.90
    )
  • icterus of newborn (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code P55

    Hemolytic disease of newborn

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    P55
    -
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code P59

    Neonatal jaundice from other and unspecified causes

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • jaundice due to inborn errors of metabolism (E70-E88)
    • kernicterus (P57.-)
    P59
    )
  • postprocedural hepatic failure (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K91.82

    Postprocedural hepatic failure

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 Billable/Specific Code
    K91.82
    )
  • viral hepatitis without hepatic coma (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B15.9

    Hepatitis A without hepatic coma

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Hepatitis A (acute)(viral) NOS
    B15.9
    ,
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B16.1

    Acute hepatitis B with delta-agent without hepatic coma

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 Billable/Specific Code
    B16.1
    ,
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B16.9

    Acute hepatitis B without delta-agent and without hepatic coma

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Hepatitis B (acute) (viral) NOS
    B16.9
    ,
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B17.10

    Acute hepatitis C without hepatic coma

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Acute hepatitis C NOS
    B17.10
    ,
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B19.10

    Unspecified viral hepatitis B without hepatic coma

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Unspecified viral hepatitis B NOS
    B19.10
    ,
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B19.20

    Unspecified viral hepatitis C without hepatic coma

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Viral hepatitis C NOS
    B19.20
    ,
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B19.9

    Unspecified viral hepatitis without hepatic coma

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Viral hepatitis NOS
    B19.9
    )
Type 1 Excludes
Type 1 Excludes Help
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 K76.82. 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.
  • acute and subacute hepatic failure with coma (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K72.01

    Acute and subacute hepatic failure with coma

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 Billable/Specific Code
    K72.01
    )
  • alcoholic hepatic failure with coma (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K70.41

    Alcoholic hepatic failure with coma

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 Billable/Specific Code Adult Dx (15-124 years)
    K70.41
    )
  • chronic hepatic failure with coma (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K72.11

    Chronic hepatic failure with coma

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 Billable/Specific Code
    K72.11
    )
  • hepatic failure with coma (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K72.91

    Hepatic failure, unspecified with coma

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Hepatic coma NOS
    K72.91
    )
The following code(s) above K76.82 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 K76.82:
  • K00-K95
    2023 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
    2023 ICD-10-CM Range K70-K77

    Diseases of liver

    Type 1 Excludes
    • jaundice NOS (R17)
    Type 2 Excludes
    Diseases of liver
  • K76
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K76

    Other diseases of liver

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • alcoholic liver disease (K70.-)
    • amyloid degeneration of liver (E85.-)
    • cystic disease of liver (congenital) (Q44.6)
    • hepatic vein thrombosis (I82.0)
    • hepatomegaly NOS (R16.0)
    • pigmentary cirrhosis (of liver) (E83.110)
    • portal vein thrombosis (I81)
    • toxic liver disease (K71.-)
    Other diseases of liver
ICD-10-CM K76.82 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v40.0):
  • 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
Code History
  • 2023 (effective 10/1/2022): New code

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to K76.82:
  • Encephalopathy (acute) G93.40
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G93.40

    Encephalopathy, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 Billable/Specific Code
    • hepatic K76.82 (without coma)
    • portal-systemic K76.82
  • Intoxication
    • hepatocerebral intoxication K76.82

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To K76.82
K76.0 Fatty (change of) liver, not elsewhere classified
K76.1 Chronic passive congestion of liver
K76.2 Central hemorrhagic necrosis of liver
K76.3 Infarction of liver
K76.4 Peliosis hepatis
K76.5 Hepatic veno-occlusive disease
K76.6 Portal hypertension
K76.7 Hepatorenal syndrome
K76.8 Other specified diseases of liver
K76.81 Hepatopulmonary syndrome
K76.82 Hepatic encephalopathy
K76.89 Other specified diseases of liver
K76.9 Liver disease, unspecified
K77 Liver disorders in diseases classified elsewhere
K80 Cholelithiasis
K80.0 Calculus of gallbladder with acute cholecystitis
K80.00 …… without obstruction
K80.01 …… with obstruction
K80.1 Calculus of gallbladder with other cholecystitis
K80.10 Calculus of gallbladder with chronic cholecystitis without obstruction
K80.11 Calculus of gallbladder with chronic cholecystitis with obstruction

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