ICD-10-CM Code B19.2
Unspecified viral hepatitis C
Non-Billable CodeNon-Billable means the code is not sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis. Use a child code to capture more detail.
ICD Code B19.2 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the two child codes of B19.2 that describes the diagnosis 'unspecified viral hepatitis c' in more detail.
- B19.2 Unspecified viral hepatitis C NON-BILLABLE
The ICD code B19 is used to code Viral hepatitis
Viral hepatitis is liver inflammation due to a viral infection. It may present in acute (recent infection, relatively rapid onset) or chronic forms. The most common causes of viral hepatitis are the five unrelated hepatotropic viruses Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, Hepatitis D, and Hepatitis E. In addition to the nominal hepatitis viruses, other viruses that can also cause liver inflammation include Herpes simplex, Cytomegalovirus, Epstein–Barr virus, and Yellow fever.
|ICD 9 Code:||70|
Micrograph showing ground glass hepatocytes, which are seen in chronic hepatitis B infections (a type of viral hepatitis), and represent accumulations of viral antigen in the endoplasmic reticulum. H&E stain.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'B19.2 - Unspecified viral hepatitis C'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code B19.2. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.