I27 - Other pulmonary heart diseases

Version 2023
Short Description:Other pulmonary heart diseases
Long Description:Other pulmonary heart diseases
Status: Not Valid for Submission
Version:ICD-10-CM 2023
Code Classification:
  • Diseases of the circulatory system (I00–I99)
    • Pulmonary heart disease and diseases of pulmonary circulation (I26-I28)
      • Other pulmonary heart diseases (I27)

I27 is a non-specific and non-billable ICD-10 code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of other pulmonary heart diseases. The code is not specific and is NOT valid for the year 2023 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. Category or Header define the heading of a category of codes that may be further subdivided by the use of 4th, 5th, 6th or 7th characters.

Specific Coding for Other pulmonary heart diseases

Non-specific codes like I27 require more digits to indicate the appropriate level of specificity. Consider using any of the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity when coding for other pulmonary heart diseases:

  • BILLABLE CODE - Use I27.0 for Primary pulmonary hypertension
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use I27.1 for Kyphoscoliotic heart disease
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - I27.2 for Other secondary pulmonary hypertension
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use I27.20 for Pulmonary hypertension, unspecified
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use I27.21 for Secondary pulmonary arterial hypertension
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use I27.22 for Pulmonary hypertension due to left heart disease
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use I27.23 for Pulmonary hypertension due to lung diseases and hypoxia
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use I27.24 for Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use I27.29 for Other secondary pulmonary hypertension
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - I27.8 for Other specified pulmonary heart diseases
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use I27.81 for Cor pulmonale (chronic)
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use I27.82 for Chronic pulmonary embolism
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use I27.83 for Eisenmenger's syndrome
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use I27.89 for Other specified pulmonary heart diseases
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use I27.9 for Pulmonary heart disease, unspecified

Patient Education

Heart Diseases

What is heart disease?

Heart disease is a general term that includes many types of heart problems. It's also called cardiovascular disease, which means heart and blood vessel disease.

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, but there are ways to prevent and manage many types of heart disease.

What are the types of heart disease?

There are many different types of heart disease. Some you may be born with, called congenital heart disease. Other types develop during your lifetime.

Coronary artery disease (also called coronary heart disease) is the most common type of heart disease. It happens slowly over time when a sticky substance called plaque builds up in the arteries that supply your heart muscle with blood. The plaque narrows or blocks blood flow to the heart muscle and can lead to other heart problems:

Other types of heart diseases may affect your heart valves or heart muscle (cardiomyopathy).

What causes heart diseases?

The causes of heart disease depend on the type of disease. Some possible causes include lifestyle, genetics, infections, medicines, and other diseases.

Who is more likely to develop heart diseases?

There are many different factors that can make you more likely to develop heart disease. Some of these factors you can change, but others you cannot.

What are the symptoms of heart disease?

Your symptoms will depend on the type of heart disease you have. You may not have symptoms at first. In some cases, you may not know you have heart disease until you have a complication such as a heart attack.

How are heart diseases diagnosed?

To find out if you have heart disease, your health care provider will:

In some cases, your provider may refer you to a cardiologist (a doctor who specializes in heart diseases) for tests, diagnosis, and care.

What are the treatments for heart disease?

Treatment plans for heart disease depend on the type of heart disease you have, how serious your symptoms are, and what other health conditions you have. Possible treatments may include:

Can heart diseases be prevented?

You may be able to lower your risk of certain heart diseases by making heart-healthy lifestyle changes and managing any other medical conditions you have.

NIH: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

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