Valid for Submission
I77.70 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of dissection of unspecified artery. The code I77.70 is valid during the fiscal year 2021 from October 01, 2020 through September 30, 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.
The ICD-10-CM code I77.70 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like arterial dissection and lentiginosis syndrome, cerebral ischemic stroke due to dissection of artery, dissection of artery or dissection of transplant artery.
Unspecified diagnosis codes like I77.70 are acceptable when clinical information is unknown or not available about a particular condition. Although a more specific code is preferable, unspecified codes should be used when such codes most accurately reflect what is known about a patient's condition. Specific diagnosis codes should not be used if not supported by the patient's medical record.
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 I77.70 are found in the index:
The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:
- Arterial dissection and lentiginosis syndrome
- Cerebral ischemic stroke due to dissection of artery
- Dissection of artery
- Dissection of transplant artery
Diagnostic Related Groups - MS-DRG Mapping
|MS-DRG||MS-DRG Title||MCD||Relative Weight|
|299||PERIPHERAL VASCULAR DISORDERS WITH MCC||05||1.5314|
|300||PERIPHERAL VASCULAR DISORDERS WITH CC||05||1.0422|
|301||PERIPHERAL VASCULAR DISORDERS WITHOUT CC/MCC||05||0.7425|
The relative weight of a diagnostic related group determines the reimbursement rate based on the severity of a patient's illness and the associated cost of care during hospitalization.
I7770 replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):
Convert I77.70 to ICD-9 Code
The General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) crosswalk indicates an approximate mapping between the ICD-10 code I77.70 its ICD-9 equivalent. The approximate mapping means there is not an exact match between the ICD-10 code and the ICD-9 code and the mapped code is not a precise representation of the original code.