ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Apr 25, 2019
  ICD-10 Code for Herpesviral encephalitis B00.4

B00.4 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

B00.4 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 1 Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
Section B00-B09 Viral infections characterized by skin and mucous membrane lesions (B00-B09)
Category B00 Herpesviral [herpes simplex] infections

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Herpesviral meningoencephalitis
  • Simian B disease
  • herpesviral encephalitis due to herpesvirus 6 and 7 (B10.01, B10.09)
  • non-simplex herpesviral encephalitis (B10.0-)
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Related Terms to “Herpesviral encephalitis”

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Questions related to B00.4 Herpesviral encephalitis

When ICD 10 was implemented on October 1, 2015, it did not affect physicians', outpatient facilities', and hospital outpatient departments' use of CPT codes on Medicare Fee-For-Service claims. Providers should continue to use CPT codes to report these services.