Specific code icon 2015 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B18.1

Chronic viral hepatitis B without delta-agent

    2015 Billable Code

  • B18.1 is a billable ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • On October 1, 2015 ICD-10-CM will replace ICD-9-CM in the United States, therefore, B18.1 - and all other ICD-10-CM codes - should only be used for training or planning purposes until then.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of B18.1. Other international ICD-10 versions may differ.

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
  • Chronic (viral) hepatitis B
Description 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 v30.0):
  • 441 Disorders of liver except malig,cirr,alc hepa with mcc
  • 442 Disorders of liver except malig,cirr,alc hepa with cc
  • 443 Disorders of liver except malig,cirr,alc hepa 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: