ICD-10-CM Code I26.94

Multiple subsegmental pulmonary emboli without acute cor pulmonale

Version 2020 Billable Code New Code

Valid for Submission

I26.94 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of multiple subsegmental pulmonary emboli without acute cor pulmonale. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10:I26.94
Short Description:Mult subsegmental pulmon emboli without acute cor pulmonale
Long Description:Multiple subsegmental pulmonary emboli without acute cor pulmonale

New 2020 ICD-10 Code

I26.94 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).

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 I26.94 are found in the index:


Diagnostic Related Groups

The ICD-10 code I26.94 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.

  • 175 - PULMONARY EMBOLISM WITH MCC OR ACUTE COR PULMONALE
  • 176 - PULMONARY EMBOLISM WITHOUT MCC

Replacement Code

I2694 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