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ICD-10-CM Code B16.2
Acute hepatitis B without delta-agent with hepatic coma

Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

B16.2 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of acute hepatitis B without delta-agent with hepatic coma. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

The ICD code B16 is used to code Hepatitis B

Hepatitis B is an infectious disease caused by the hepatitis B virus (HBV) which affects the liver. It can cause both acute and chronic infections. Many people have no symptoms during the initial infection. Some develop a rapid onset of sickness with vomiting, yellowish skin, feeling tired, dark urine and abdominal pain. Often these symptoms last a few weeks and rarely does the initial infection result in death. It may take 30 to 180 days for symptoms to begin. In those who get infected around the time of birth 90% develop chronic hepatitis B while less than 10% of those infected after the age of five do. Most of those with chronic disease have no symptoms; however, cirrhosis and liver cancer may eventually develop. These complications result in the death of 15 to 25% of those with chronic disease.

Specialty: Infectious Disease, Gastroenterology
MeSH Codes: D006509, D006509
ICD 9 Codes: 702, 703

Electron micrograph of hepatitis B virus

Source: Wikipedia

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #441-443 - Disorders of liver except malig, cirr, alc hepa with MCC.
  • DRG Group #441-443 - Disorders of liver except malig, cirr, alc hepa with CC.
  • DRG Group #441-443 - Disorders of liver except malig, cirr, alc hepa without CC or MCC.
  • DRG Group #793 - Full term neonate with major problems.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Hepatic coma due to viral hepatitis B (disorder)
  • Acute hepatitis B with hepatic coma (disorder)

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'B16.2 - Acute hepatitis B without delta-agent with hepatic coma'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code B16.2. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Viral hepatitis B with hepatic coma, acute or unspecified, without mention of hepatitis delta (approximate match)

This is the official approximate match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that while there is no exact mapping between this ICD10 code B16.2 and a single ICD9 code, 070.20 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.

Parent Code: B16 - Acute hepatitis B

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