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ICD-10-CM Code I09.2
Chronic rheumatic pericarditis

Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

I09.2 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of chronic rheumatic pericarditis. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

The ICD code I092 is used to code Pericarditis

Pericarditis is an inflammation of the pericardium (the fibrous sac surrounding the heart). A characteristic chest pain is often present. Other symptoms of pericarditis may include dry cough, fever, fatigue, and anxiety.

Specialty: Cardiology
MeSH Codes: D010493, D010493, D010493, D010493, D010493, D010493
ICD 9 Codes: 420.0, 420.90, 420.91, 420.99, 423.1, 423.2

An ECG showing pericarditis. Note the ST elevation in multiple leads with slight reciprocal ST depression in aVR.

Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for I09.2 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
Inclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
Adherent pericardium, rheumatic
Chronic rheumatic mediastinopericarditis
Chronic rheumatic myopericarditis
Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 Excludes
Type-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
Chronic pericarditis not specified as rheumatic - instead, use code I31.-

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #314-316 - Other circulatory system diagnoses with MCC.
  • DRG Group #314-316 - Other circulatory system diagnoses with CC.
  • DRG Group #314-316 - Other circulatory system diagnoses without CC or MCC.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Chronic rheumatic pericarditis (disorder)


Chronic rheumatic pericarditis (exact match)

This is the official exact match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that in all cases where the ICD9 code 393 was previously used, I09.2 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.

Parent Code: I09 - Other rheumatic heart diseases

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/I092