Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 571.42
Autoimmune hepatitis
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 571.42 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 571.42 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 571.42 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM K75.4 Autoimmune hepatitis
Approximate Synonyms
  • Autoimmune hepatitis, chronic
  • Chronic active hepatitis
  • Chronic autoimmune hepatitis
Clinical Information
  • A chronic self-perpetuating hepatocellular inflammation of unknown cause, usually with hypergammaglobulinemia and serum autoantibodies
  • Hepatitis caused by autoantibodies. Drugs, infections, and toxins may trigger the production of the autoantibodies against the liver parenchyma
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 571.42:
  • Hepatitis 573.3
    • autoimmune 571.42
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