ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Dec 13, 2017
  ICD-10 Code for Chronic viral hepatitis C B18.2

B18.2 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

B18.2 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 B18 Chronic viral hepatitis

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Carrier of viral hepatitis C

Related Terms to “Chronic viral hepatitis C”

See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to B18.2 Chronic viral hepatitis C

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.