Specific code icon 2014 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B18.1

Chronic viral hepatitis B without delta-agent

  • B18.1 is a billable ICD-10-CM code that can be used to specify a diagnosis.
  • On October 1, 2014 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.
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
Mortality Data
  • Between 1999-2007 there were 1,002 deaths in the United States where ICD-10 B18.1 was indicated as the underlying cause of death [source: cdc.govlink to cdc.gov]
  • ICD-10 B18.1 as underlying cause of death data broken down by: gender, age, race, year
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: