2022 ICD-10-CM Code I97.71

Intraoperative cardiac arrest

Version 2021

Not Valid for Submission

ICD-10:I97.71
Short Description:Intraoperative cardiac arrest
Long Description:Intraoperative cardiac arrest

Code Classification

  • Diseases of the circulatory system (I00–I99)
    • Other and unspecified disorders of the circulatory system (I95-I99)
      • Intraop and postproc comp and disorders of circ sys, NEC (I97)

I97.71 is a non-specific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of intraoperative cardiac arrest. The code is not specific and is NOT valid for the year 2022 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 Intraoperative cardiac arrest

Non-specific codes like I97.71 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 intraoperative cardiac arrest:

  • BILLABLE CODE - Use I97.710 for Intraoperative cardiac arrest during cardiac surgery
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use I97.711 for Intraoperative cardiac arrest during 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 I97.71 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)