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ICD-10-CM Code I21.0
ST elevation (STEMI) myocardial infarction of anterior wall

NON-BILLABLE
Non-Billable Code
Non-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-10 from 2011 - 2016

ICD Code I21.0 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the three child codes of I21.0 that describes the diagnosis 'st elevation (stemi) myocardial infarction of anterior wall' in more detail.


The ICD code I21 is used to code Coronary artery disease

Coronary artery disease (CAD), also known as ischemic heart disease (IHD), is a group of diseases that includes: stable angina, unstable angina, myocardial infarction, and sudden coronary death. It is within the group of cardiovascular diseases of which it is the most common type. A common symptom is chest pain or discomfort which may travel into the shoulder, arm, back, neck, or jaw. Occasionally it may feel like heartburn. Usually symptoms occur with exercise or emotional stress, last less than a few minutes, and get better with rest. Shortness of breath may also occur and sometimes no symptoms are present. The first sign is occasionally a heart attack. Other complications include heart failure or an irregular heartbeat.

Specialty: Cardiology, Cardiac Surgery
MeSH Codes: D003324, D003324, D003324, D003324, D003324, D003324
ICD 9 Codes: 410, 411, 412, 413, 414, 429.2

Illustration depicting atherosclerosis in a coronary artery.

Source: Wikipedia

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Acute Q wave infarction - anteroseptal (disorder)
  • Acute Q wave infarction - anterolateral (disorder)
  • Acute ST segment elevation myocardial infarction involving left main coronary artery (disorder)

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'I21.0 - ST elevation (STEMI) myocardial infarction of anterior wall'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code I21.0. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Parent Code: I21 - ST elevation (STEMI) and non-ST elevation (NSTEMI) myocardial infarction

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