Specific code icon 2016/17 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B18.1

Chronic viral hepatitis B without delta-agent

    2016 2017 Billable/Specific Code

  • B18.1 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of B18.1. Other international versions of ICD-10 B18.1 may differ.
  • Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.

Clinical Information
  • Inflammation of the liver in humans caused by hepatitis b virus lasting six months or more. It is primarily transmitted by parenteral exposure, such as transfusion of contaminated blood or blood products, but can also be transmitted via sexual or intimate personal contact.
Applicable To
  • Carrier of viral hepatitis B
  • Chronic (viral) hepatitis B
Approximate Synonyms
  • Chronic hepatitis B
  • Chronic hepatitis B with hepatic coma
  • Chronic hepatitis B, w hepatic coma
  • Chronic type B viral hepatitis
  • Hepatitis B, chronic
  • Hepatitis B, chronic, with hepatic coma
ICD-10-CM B18.1 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v34.0):
  • 441 Disorders of liver except malignancy, cirrhosis or alcoholic hepatitis with mcc
  • 442 Disorders of liver except malignancy, cirrhosis or alcoholic hepatitis with cc
  • 443 Disorders of liver except malignancy, cirrhosis or alcoholic hepatitis without cc/mcc
  • 793 Full term neonate with major problems

Convert ICD-10-CM B18.1 to ICD-9-CM

The following ICD-10-CM Index entries contain back-references to ICD-10-CM B18.1: