ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Mar 23, 2019

See: Herpesviral [herpes simplex] infections

B00 is NOT a complete or valid ICD 10 diagnosis code.

You should code each health care encounter to the level of certainty known for that encounter. When sufficient clinical information is not known or available to assign a more specific code, it is acceptable to report the appropriate unspecified code.

See below for more specifc codes relating to
Herpesviral [herpes simplex] infections
  • congenital herpesviral infections (P35.2)
  • anogenital herpesviral infection (A60.-)
  • gammaherpesviral mononucleosis (B27.0-)
  • herpangina (B08.5)

More specific codes for Herpesviral [herpes simplex] infections

  • B00.0 - Eczema herpeticum
  • B00.1 - Herpesviral vesicular dermatitis
  • B00.2 - Herpesviral gingivostomatitis and pharyngotonsillitis
  • B00.3 - Herpesviral meningitis
  • B00.4 - Herpesviral encephalitis
  • B00.5 - Herpesviral ocular disease
    • B00.50 - Herpesviral ocular disease, unspecified
    • B00.51 - Herpesviral iridocyclitis
    • B00.52 - Herpesviral keratitis
    • B00.53 - Herpesviral conjunctivitis
    • B00.59 - Other herpesviral disease of eye
  • B00.7 - Disseminated herpesviral disease
  • B00.8 - Other forms of herpesviral infections
    • B00.81 - Herpesviral hepatitis
    • B00.82 - Herpes simplex myelitis
    • B00.89 - Other herpesviral infection
  • B00.9 - Herpesviral infection, unspecified
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See the ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to B00 Herpesviral [herpes simplex] infections

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.