Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 416.2
Chronic pulmonary embolism
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Chr pulmonary embolism.
  • ICD-9-CM 416.2 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 416.2 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • CHRONIC PULMONARY EMBOLISM
  • Pulmonary embolism, chronic
416.2 Excludes
  • personal history of pulmonary embolism (V12.55)
Use Additional
  • Use additional code, if applicable, for associated long-term (current) use of anticoagulants (V58.61)
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 416.2 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM I27.82 Chronic pulmonary embolism
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 416.2:
  • Embolism 444.9
    • pulmonary (acute) (artery) (vein) 415.19
      • with
        • abortion - see Abortion, by type, with embolism
        • ectopic pregnancy (see also categories 633.0-633.9) 639.6
        • molar pregnancy (see also categories 630-632) 639.6
      • chronic 416.2
      • following
      • healed or old V12.55
      • iatrogenic 415.11
      • in pregnancy, childbirth, or puerperium - see Embolism, obstetrical
      • personal history of V12.55
      • postoperative 415.11
      • septic 415.12
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