Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 429.2
Cardiovascular disease, unspecified
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Ascvd.
  • ICD-9-CM 429.2 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 429.2 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease
  • Arteriosclerotic vascular disease
Clinical Information
  • A non-neoplastic or neoplastic disorder affecting the heart or the vessels (arteries, veins and lymph vessels). Representative examples of non-neoplastic cardiovascular disorders are endocarditis and hypertension. Representative examples of neoplastic cardiovascular disorders are endocardial myxoma and angiosarcoma.
  • Condition in which there is a deviation from or interruption of the normal structure or function of the cardiovascular system, including the heart or blood vessels.
  • Pathological conditions involving the cardiovascular system including the heart; the blood vessels; or the pericardium.
429.2 Excludes
Applies To
  • Arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease [ASCVD]
  • Cardiovascular arteriosclerosis
  • Cardiovascular:
    • degeneration (with mention of arteriosclerosis)
    • disease (with mention of arteriosclerosis)
    • sclerosis (with mention of arteriosclerosis)
Use Additional
  • Use additional code to identify presence of arteriosclerosis
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 429.2 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM I25.10 Atherosclerotic heart disease of native coronary artery without angina pectoris
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 429.2:
  • Accident, accidental - see also condition
    • cardiovascular (see also Disease, cardiovascular) 429.2
  • Arteriosclerosis, arteriosclerotic (artery) (deformans) (diffuse) (disease) (endarteritis) (general) (obliterans) (obliterative) (occlusive) (senile) (with calcification) 440.9
    • cardiovascular (see also Disease, cardiovascular) 429.2
  • ASCVD (arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease) 429.2
  • Decompensation
    • cardiovascular (see also Disease, cardiovascular) 429.2
  • Degeneration, degenerative
    • cardiovascular (see also Disease, cardiovascular) 429.2
      • renal (see also Hypertension, cardiorenal) 404.90
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • arteriosclerotic - see also Arteriosclerosis
      • cardiovascular 429.2
      • coronary - see Arteriosclerosis, coronary
      • heart - see Arteriosclerosis, coronary
      • vascular - see Arteriosclerosis
    • cardiovascular (arteriosclerotic) 429.2
      • congenital 746.9
      • hypertensive (see also Hypertension, heart) 402.90
      • renal (see also Hypertension, cardiorenal) 404.90
      • syphilitic (asymptomatic) 093.9
  • Insufficiency, insufficient
    • cardiovascular (see also Disease, cardiovascular) 429.2
      • renal (see also Hypertension, cardiorenal) 404.90
  • Sclerosis, sclerotic
    • cardiovascular (see also Disease, cardiovascular) 429.2
      • renal (see also Hypertension, cardiorenal) 404.90
  • Stenosis (cicatricial) - see also Stricture
    • cardiovascular (see also Disease, cardiovascular) 429.2
  • Stricture (see also Stenosis) 799.89
    • cardiovascular (see also Disease, cardiovascular) 429.2
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