ICD-10-CM Code I27.82
Chronic pulmonary embolism
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
I27.82 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of chronic pulmonary embolism. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
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
|ICD 9 Code:||415.0|
Right ventricular hypertrophy
Coding Notes for I27.82 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, for associated long-term (current) use of anticoagulants See code Z79.01
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."
- Personal history of pulmonary embolism - instead, use code Z86.711
- DRG Group #175-176 - Pulmonary embolism with MCC.
- DRG Group #175-176 - Pulmonary embolism without MCC.
- DRG Group #793 - Full term neonate with major problems.
Coding Advice SNOMET-CT
- Consider additional code to identify specific condition or disease
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'I27.82 - Chronic pulmonary embolism'
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Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
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 416.2 was previously used, I27.82 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.