ICD-10 Diagnosis Code I09.81

Rheumatic heart failure

Diagnosis Code I09.81

ICD-10: I09.81
Short Description: Rheumatic heart failure
Long Description: Rheumatic heart failure
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code I09.81

Valid for Submission
The code I09.81 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the circulatory system (I00–I99)
    • Chronic rheumatic heart diseases (I05-I09)
      • Other rheumatic heart diseases (I09)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code I09.81 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)

  • 222 - CARDIAC DEFIBRILLATOR IMPLANT WITH CARDIAC CATHETERIZATION WITH AMI/HF/SHOCK WITH MCC
  • 223 - CARDIAC DEFIBRILLATOR IMPLANT WITH CARDIAC CATHETERIZATION WITH AMI/HF/SHOCK WITHOUT MCC
  • 224 - CARDIAC DEFIBRILLATOR IMPLANT WITH CARDIAC CATHETERIZATION WITHOUT AMI/HF/SHOCK WITH MCC
  • 225 - CARDIAC DEFIBRILLATOR IMPLANT WITH CARDIAC CATHETERIZATION WITHOUT AMI/HF/SHOCK WITHOUT MCC
  • 226 - CARDIAC DEFIBRILLATOR IMPLANT WITHOUT CARDIAC CATHETERATION WITH MCC
  • 227 - CARDIAC DEFIBRILLATOR IMPLANT WITHOUT CARDIAC CATHETERIZATION WITHOUT MCC

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  • 398.91 - Rheumatic heart failure

Synonyms
  • Congestive rheumatic heart failure
  • Left heart failure
  • Rheumatic left ventricular failure

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code I09.81 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:


    Information for Patients


    Heart Failure

    Also called: CHF, Cardiac failure, Congestive heart failure, Left-sided heart failure, Right-sided heart failure

    Heart failure is a condition in which the heart can't pump enough blood to meet the body's needs. Heart failure does not mean that your heart has stopped or is about to stop working. It means that your heart is not able to pump blood the way it should. It can affect one or both sides of the heart.

    The weakening of the heart's pumping ability causes

    • Blood and fluid to back up into the lungs
    • The buildup of fluid in the feet, ankles and legs - called edema
    • Tiredness and shortness of breath

    Common causes of heart failure are coronary artery disease, high blood pressure and diabetes. It is more common in people who are 65 years old or older, African Americans, people who are overweight, and people who have had a heart attack. Men have a higher rate of heart failure than women.

    Your doctor will diagnose heart failure by doing a physical exam and heart tests. Treatment includes treating the underlying cause of your heart failure, medicines, and heart transplantation if other treatments fail.

    NIH: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

    • Brain natriutetic peptide test (Medical Encyclopedia)
    • Heart failure - discharge (Medical Encyclopedia)
    • Heart failure - fluids and diuretics (Medical Encyclopedia)
    • Heart failure - home monitoring (Medical Encyclopedia)
    • Heart failure - medicines (Medical Encyclopedia)
    • Heart failure in children - home care (Medical Encyclopedia)
    • Heart failure in children - overview (Medical Encyclopedia)
    • Heart failure overview (Medical Encyclopedia)
    • Pleural effusion (Medical Encyclopedia)
    • Pulmonary edema (Medical Encyclopedia)


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    Streptococcal Infections

    Also called: Strep

    Strep is short for Streptococcus, a type of bacteria. There are two types: group A and group B.

    Group A strep causes

    • Strep throat - a sore, red throat. Your tonsils may be swollen and have white spots on them.
    • Scarlet fever - an illness that follows strep throat. It causes a red rash on the body.
    • Impetigo - a skin infection
    • Toxic shock syndrome
    • Cellulitis and necrotizing fasciitis (flesh-eating disease)

    Group B strep can cause blood infections, pneumonia and meningitis in newborns. A screening test during pregnancy can tell if you have it. If you do, I.V. antibiotics during labor can save your baby's life. Adults can also get group B strep infections, especially if they are elderly or already have health problems. Strep B can cause urinary tract infections, blood infections, skin infections and pneumonia in adults.

    Antibiotics are used to treat strep infections.

    NIH: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

    • Ecthyma (Medical Encyclopedia)
    • Erysipelas (Medical Encyclopedia)
    • Group B streptococcal septicemia of the newborn (Medical Encyclopedia)
    • Group B streptococcus - pregnancy (Medical Encyclopedia)
    • Perianal streptococcal cellulitis (Medical Encyclopedia)
    • Rheumatic fever (Medical Encyclopedia)
    • Scarlet fever (Medical Encyclopedia)
    • Strep throat (Medical Encyclopedia)
    • Streptococcal screen (Medical Encyclopedia)
    • Throat swab culture (Medical Encyclopedia)
    • Toxic shock syndrome (Medical Encyclopedia)


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