Non-specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 416
Chronic pulmonary heart disease
  • 2015
  • Non-Billable Code

  • There are 5 ICD-9-CM codes below 416 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
Clinical Information
  • Heart disease which occurs as a result of a primary pulmonary disease. Cor pulmonale most often manifests as right ventricular hypertrophy; it can also lead to right ventricular failure
  • Increased blood pressure in the arteries of the lungs; the etiology is unknown
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