ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Oct 17, 2017
  ICD-10 Code for Chronic viral hepatitis, unspecified B18.9

B18.9 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

B18.9 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 B18 Chronic viral hepatitis

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

Related Terms to “Chronic viral hepatitis, unspecified”

See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to B18.9 Chronic viral hepatitis, unspecified

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.