ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Feb 20, 2019

See: Acute hepatitis B

B16 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
Acute hepatitis B

More specific codes for Acute hepatitis B

  • B16.0 - Acute hepatitis B with delta-agent with hepatic coma
  • B16.1 - Acute hepatitis B with delta-agent without hepatic coma
  • B16.2 - Acute hepatitis B without delta-agent with hepatic coma
  • B16.9 - Acute hepatitis B without delta-agent and without hepatic coma
Back to B16
See the ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to B16 Acute hepatitis B

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.