ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Dec 14, 2017

See: Acute hepatitis B

  ICD-10 Code for Acute hepatitis B without delta-agent & without hepatic coma B16.9

B16.9 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

B16.9 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 1 Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
Section B15-B19 Viral hepatitis (B15-B19)
Category B16 Acute hepatitis B

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.

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