ICD-10-CM Code I26.93

Single subsegmental pulmonary embolism without acute cor pulmonale

Version 2020 Billable Code New Code

Valid for Submission

I26.93 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of single subsegmental pulmonary embolism without acute cor pulmonale. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

Short Description:Single subsegmental pulmon emblsm w/o acute cor pulmonale
Long Description:Single subsegmental pulmonary embolism without acute cor pulmonale

New 2020 ICD-10 Code

I26.93 is new to ICD-10 code set for the FY 2020, effective October 1, 2019. The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has published an update to the ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes which became effective October 1, 2019. This is a new and revised code for the FY 2020 (October 1, 2019 - September 30, 2020).

Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries

The Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries is a list of ICD-10 codes, organized "head to toe" into chapters and sections with guidance for inclusions, exclusions, descriptions and more. The following references are applicable to the code I26.93:

Inclusion Terms

Inclusion Terms
These terms are the conditions for which that code is to be used. The terms may be synonyms of the code title, or, in the case of "other specified" codes, the terms are a list of the various conditions assigned to that code. The inclusion terms are not necessarily exhaustive. Additional terms found only in the Alphabetic Index may also be assigned to a code.
  • Subsegmental pulmonary embolism NOS

Index to Diseases and Injuries

The Index to Diseases and Injuries is an alphabetical listing of medical terms, with each term mapped to one or more ICD-10 code(s). The following references for the code I26.93 are found in the index:

Diagnostic Related Groups

The ICD-10 code I26.93 is grouped in the following groups for version MS-DRG V37.0 What are Diagnostic Related Groups?
The Diagnostic Related Groups (DRGs) are a patient classification scheme which provides a means of relating the type of patients a hospital treats. The DRGs divides all possible principal diagnoses into mutually exclusive principal diagnosis areas referred to as Major Diagnostic Categories (MDC).
applicable from 10/01/2019 through 09/30/2020.


Replacement Code

I2693 replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):

  • I26.99 - Other pulmonary embolism without acute cor pulmonale

Code Classification

  • Diseases of the circulatory system (I00–I99)
    • Pulmonary heart disease and diseases of pulmonary circulation (I26-I28)
      • Pulmonary embolism (I26)

Code History

  • FY 2020 - Code Added, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020