ICD 9 CM code for Pulmonary Embolism

ICD 9 CM code for Pulmonary Embolism

Subcategory 415.1 deals with Pulmonary Embolism Codes

415.1 Pulmonary embolism and infarction
Includes Pulmonary (artery) (vein) apoplexy, Pulmonary (artery) (vein) embolism, Pulmonary (artery) (vein) infarction (hemorrhagic), and Pulmonary (artery) (vein) thrombosis

415.11 Iatrogenic pulmonary embolism and infarction

415.12 Septic pulmonary embolism
Code first underlying infection, such as: septicemia (038.0-038.9)

415.19 Other
Pulmonary Embolism NOS

Patients with Pulmonary Embolism are on anticoagulants like heparin and/or warfarin so code V58.61 should be used

V58.61 Long Term Current uses of antigulants

ICD-10 Pulmonary Embolism Code I26

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