Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 070.1
Viral hepatitis A without mention of hepatic coma
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Hepatitis A w/o coma.
  • ICD-9-CM 070.1 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 070.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Acute hepatitis A
  • Acute type A viral hepatitis
  • Hepatitis A
  • Viral hepatitis, type A
Clinical Information
  • Hepatitis caused by hepatovirus (hepatitis a virus); it can be transmitted through fecal contamination of food or water.
  • Inflammation of the liver due to microorganism infection.
Applies To
  • Infectious hepatitis
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 070.1 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM B15.9 Hepatitis A without hepatic coma
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 070.1:
  • Catarrh, catarrhal (inflammation) (see also condition) 460
    • liver 070.1
  • Hepatitis 573.3
    • acute (see also Necrosis, liver) 570
      • alcoholic 571.1
      • infective 070.1
    • catarrhal (acute) 070.1
    • fulminant (viral) (see also Hepatitis, viral) 070.9
      • with hepatic coma 070.6
      • type A 070.1
      • type B - see Hepatitis, viral, type B
    • infectious, infective (acute) (chronic) (subacute) 070.1
    • viral (acute) (anicteric) (cholangiolitic) (cholestatic) (chronic) (subacute) 070.9
      • with hepatic coma 070.6
      • AU-SH type virus - see Hepatitis, viral, type B
      • australian antigen - see Hepatitis, viral, type B
      • B-antigen - see Hepatitis, viral, type B
      • Coxsackie 074.8 [573.1]
      • cytomegalic inclusion 078.5 [573.1]
      • IH (virus) - see Hepatitis, viral, type A
      • infectious hepatitis virus - see Hepatitis, viral, type A
      • serum hepatitis virus - see Hepatitis, viral, type B
      • SH - see Hepatitis, viral, type B
      • specified type NEC 070.59
      • type A 070.1
      • type B (acute) 070.30
      • type C
      • type delta (with hepatitis B carrier state) 070.52
        • with
          • active hepatitis B disease - see Hepatitis, viral, type B
          • hepatic coma 070.42
      • type E 070.53
      • vaccination and inoculation (prophylactic) V05.3
  • Icterus (see also Jaundice) 782.4
  • Jaundice (yellow) 782.4
    • catarrhal (acute) 070.1
      • with hepatic coma 070.0
      • chronic 571.9
      • epidemic - see Jaundice, epidemic
    • epidemic (catarrhal) 070.1
    • febrile (acute) 070.1
    • infectious (acute) (subacute) 070.1
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