Diagnosis Code

B18.2 CHRONIC VIRAL HEPATITIS C


Code Information

Diagnosis Code: B18.2

Short Description: Chronic viral hepatitis C

Long Description: Chronic viral hepatitis C

The code B18.2 is VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Viral hepatitis (B15-B19)
      • Chronic viral hepatitis (B18)
        • B18.2 Chronic viral hepatitis C

Code Version: 2022 ICD-10-CM


Synonyms

  • Chronic active hepatitis
  • Chronic active hepatitis C
  • Chronic active viral hepatitis
  • Chronic hepatitis B co-occurrent with hepatitis C and hepatitis D
  • Chronic hepatitis C
  • Chronic hepatitis C caused by Hepatitis C virus genotype 1
  • Chronic hepatitis C caused by Hepatitis C virus genotype 1a
  • Chronic hepatitis C caused by Hepatitis C virus genotype 1b
  • Chronic hepatitis C caused by Hepatitis C virus genotype 2
  • Chronic hepatitis C caused by Hepatitis C virus genotype 3
  • Chronic hepatitis C caused by Hepatitis C virus genotype 4
  • Chronic hepatitis C caused by hepatitis C virus genotype 5
  • Chronic hepatitis C caused by hepatitis C virus genotype 6
  • Chronic hepatitis C co-occurrent with human immunodeficiency virus infection
  • Chronic hepatitis C with stage 2 fibrosis
  • Chronic hepatitis C with stage 3 fibrosis
  • Chronic viral hepatitis C with hepatic coma
  • Chronic viral hepatitis D
  • Cirrhosis of liver due to chronic hepatitis C
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Cryoglobulinemia due to chronic hepatitis C
  • Hepatic coma due to chronic hepatitis C
  • Hepatic coma due to viral hepatitis C
  • Hepatitis B and hepatitis C
  • Hepatitis C carrier
  • Hepatitis with hepatic coma
  • Secondary cryoglobulinemia
  • Viral hepatitis carrier
  • Viral hepatitis D

Diagnostic Related Group(s)

The code B18.2 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v39.0)
  • Disorders Of Liver Except Malignancy, Cirrhosis Or Alcoholic Hepatitis With Mcc (441)
  • Disorders Of Liver Except Malignancy, Cirrhosis Or Alcoholic Hepatitis With Cc (442)
  • Disorders Of Liver Except Malignancy, Cirrhosis Or Alcoholic Hepatitis Without Cc/mcc (443)

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code B18.2 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Inclusion Terms:
    • Carrier of viral hepatitis C

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
B18.2 Right Arrow 070.54 Chrnc hpt C wo hpat coma

This ICD-10 to ICD-9 data is based on the 2018 General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) files published by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for informational purposes only. The data is not an ICD-10 conversion tool and doesn’t guarantee clinical accuracy.

Similar Codes

ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
B18 Chronic viral hepatitis
B18.0 Chronic viral hepatitis B with delta-agent
B18.1 Chronic viral hepatitis B without delta-agent
B18.8 Other chronic viral hepatitis
B18.9 Chronic viral hepatitis, unspecified


This page was last updated on: 10/1/2021