Valid for Submission
K74.02 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of hepatic fibrosis, advanced fibrosis. The code K74.02 is valid during the fiscal year 2022 from October 01, 2021 through September 30, 2022 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.
The ICD-10-CM code K74.02 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like chronic hepatitis c with stage 3 fibrosis or stage 3 hepatic fibrosis.
The code K74.02 describes a circumstance which influences the patient's health status but not a current illness or injury. The code is unacceptable as a principal diagnosis.
Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries
The Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries is a list of ICD-10 codes, organized "head to toe" into chapters and sections with coding notes and guidance for inclusions, exclusions, descriptions and more. The following references are applicable to the code K74.02:
Inclusion TermsInclusion Terms
These terms are the conditions for which that code is to be used. The terms may be synonyms of the code title, or, in the case of "other specified" codes, the terms are a list of the various conditions assigned to that code. The inclusion terms are not necessarily exhaustive. Additional terms found only in the Alphabetic Index may also be assigned to a code.
- Hepatic fibrosis, stage F3
Type 1 ExcludesType 1 Excludes
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes note. It means "NOT CODED HERE!" An Excludes1 note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as the code above the Excludes1 note. An Excludes1 is used when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
Index to Diseases and Injuries
The Index to Diseases and Injuries is an alphabetical listing of medical terms, with each term mapped to one or more ICD-10 code(s). The following references for the code K74.02 are found in the index:
The Medicare Code Editor (MCE) detects and reports errors in the coding of claims data. The following ICD-10 Code Edits are applicable to this code:
The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:
- Chronic hepatitis C with stage 3 fibrosis
- Stage 3 hepatic fibrosis
Diagnostic Related Groups - MS-DRG Mapping
|MS-DRG||MS-DRG Title||MCD||Relative Weight|
|432||CIRRHOSIS AND ALCOHOLIC HEPATITIS WITH MCC||07||1.8821|
|433||CIRRHOSIS AND ALCOHOLIC HEPATITIS WITH CC||07||1.0285|
|434||CIRRHOSIS AND ALCOHOLIC HEPATITIS WITHOUT CC/MCC||07||0.6196|
The relative weight of a diagnostic related group determines the reimbursement rate based on the severity of a patient's illness and the associated cost of care during hospitalization.
K7402 replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):