ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Dec 16, 2017
  ICD-10 Code for Other chronic viral hepatitis B18.8

B18.8 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

B18.8 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 other viral hepatitis

Related Terms to “Other chronic viral hepatitis”

See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to B18.8 Other chronic viral hepatitis

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.