2021 ICD-10-CM Code I97.12

Postprocedural cardiac arrest

Version 2021

Not Valid for Submission

I97.12 is a non-specific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of postprocedural cardiac arrest. The code is not specific and is NOT valid for the year 2021 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.

ICD-10:I97.12
Short Description:Postprocedural cardiac arrest
Long Description:Postprocedural cardiac arrest

Code Classification

Specific Coding for Postprocedural cardiac arrest

Non-specific codes like I97.12 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 postprocedural cardiac arrest:

  • BILLABLE CODE - Use I97.120 for Postprocedural cardiac arrest following cardiac surgery
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use I97.121 for Postprocedural cardiac arrest following other surgery

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 I97.12 are found in the index:

Code History

  • FY 2021 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
  • FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
  • FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016 (First year ICD-10-CM implemented into the HIPAA code set)