Diagnosis Code

B18.9 CHRONIC VIRAL HEPATITIS, UNSPECIFIED


Code Information

Diagnosis Code: B18.9

Short Description: Chronic viral hepatitis, unspecified

Long Description: Chronic viral hepatitis, unspecified

The code B18.9 is VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Viral hepatitis (B15-B19)
      • Chronic viral hepatitis (B18)
        • B18.9 Chronic viral hepatitis, unspecified

Code Version: 2022 ICD-10-CM


Synonyms

  • Chronic active hepatitis
  • Chronic active viral hepatitis
  • Chronic aggressive viral hepatitis
  • Chronic persistent hepatitis
  • Chronic persistent viral hepatitis
  • Chronic viral hepatitis

Diagnostic Related Group(s)

The code B18.9 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 B18.9 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Inclusion Terms:
    • Carrier of unspecified viral hepatitis

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
B18.9 Right Arrow 070.59 Oth vrl hpat wo hpt 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
B18.2 Chronic viral hepatitis C
B18.8 Other chronic viral hepatitis


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