ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Feb 19, 2019

See: Other human herpesviruses

B10.0 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
Other human herpesvirus encephalitis
  • herpes encephalitis NOS (B00.4)
  • herpes simplex encephalitis (B00.4)
  • human herpesvirus encephalitis (B00.4)
  • simian B herpes virus encephalitis (B00.4)

More specific codes for Other human herpesvirus encephalitis

  • B10.01 - Human herpesvirus 6 encephalitis
  • B10.09 - Other human herpesvirus encephalitis
See the ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to B10.0 Other human herpesvirus 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.