ICD-10-CM Code I71
Aortic aneurysm and dissection
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016
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 I71 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the nine child codes of I71 that describes the diagnosis 'aortic aneurysm and dissection' in more detail.
- I71 Aortic aneurysm and dissection NON-BILLABLE
- I71.0 NON-BILLABLE
- BILLABLE I71.1
- BILLABLE I71.2
- BILLABLE I71.3
- BILLABLE I71.4
- BILLABLE I71.5
- BILLABLE I71.6
- BILLABLE I71.8 Aortic aneurysm
- BILLABLE I71.9 Aortic aneurysm
The ICD code I71 is used to code Aortic aneurysm
An aortic aneurysm is enlargement (dilation) of the aorta to greater than 1.5 times normal size. They usually cause no symptoms except when ruptured. Occasionally there may be abdominal, back or leg pain.
|ICD 9 Code:||441|
CT reconstruction image of an abdominal aortic aneurysm
Coding Notes for I71 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
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."
- Aortic ectasia - instead, use code I77.81-
- Syphilitic aortic aneurysm - instead, use code A52.01
- Traumatic aortic aneurysm (S25.09, S35.09) - instead, use code S25.09
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'I71 - Aortic aneurysm and dissection'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code I71. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.