Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 070.71
Unspecified viral hepatitis C with hepatic coma
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Hpt C w hepatic coma NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 070.71 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 070.71 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Hepatitis C with hepatic coma
  • Hepatitis C, w hepatic coma
  • Viral hepatitis C with coma
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 070.71 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM B19.21 Unspecified viral hepatitis C with hepatic coma
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 070.71:
  • Hepatitis 573.3
    • 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
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