ICD-10-CM Code I25.81
Atherosclerosis of other coronary vessels without angina pectoris
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 I25.81 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the three child codes of I25.81 that describes the diagnosis 'atherosclerosis of oth coronary vessels w/o angina pectoris' in more detail.
- I25.81 Atherosclerosis of other coronary vessels without angina pectoris NON-BILLABLE
The ICD code I25 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.
Coding Notes for I25.81 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Additional Code Note:
Use Additional CodeUse Additional Code note means a second code must be used in conjunction with this code. Codes with this note are Etiology codes and must be followed by a Manifestation code or codes.
- Code, if applicable, to identify:
- Coronary atherosclerosis due to calcified coronary lesion See code I25.84
- Coronary atherosclerosis due to lipid rich plaque See code I25.83
Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 ExcludesType-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
- Atherosclerotic heart disease of native coronary artery without angina pectoris - instead, use code I25.10
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'I25.81 - Atherosclerosis of other coronary vessels without angina pectoris'
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