ICD-10-CM Code I77.81
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 I77.81 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the four child codes of I77.81 that describes the diagnosis 'aortic ectasia' in more detail.
- I77.81 Aortic ectasia NON-BILLABLE
Coding Notes for I77.81 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Inclusion TermsInclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
- Ectasis aorta
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 aneurysm and dissection - instead, use code I71.0-
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'I77.81 - Aortic ectasia'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code I77.81. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.