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ICD-10-CM Code I27.8
Other specified pulmonary heart diseases

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 I27.8 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the three child codes of I27.8 that describes the diagnosis 'other specified pulmonary heart diseases' in more detail.


The ICD code I27 is used to code Pulmonary heart disease

Pulmonary heart disease, also known as cor pulmonale is the enlargement and failure of the right ventricle of the heart as a response to increased vascular resistance (such as from pulmonic stenosis) or high blood pressure in the lungs

Specialty: Pulmonology
MeSH Code: D011660
ICD 9 Code: 415.0

Right ventricular hypertrophy

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'I27.8 - Other specified pulmonary heart diseases'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code I27.8. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Parent Code: I27 - Other pulmonary heart diseases

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/I278