ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Oct 20, 2017

See: Chronic viral hepatitis

B18 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
Chronic viral hepatitis
Includes
  • Carrier of viral hepatitis

More specific codes for Chronic viral hepatitis

  • B18.0 - Chronic viral hepatitis B with delta-agent
  • B18.1 - Chronic viral hepatitis B without delta-agent
  • B18.2 - Chronic viral hepatitis C
  • B18.8 - Other chronic viral hepatitis
  • B18.9 - Chronic viral hepatitis, unspecified
Back to B18
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to B18 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.