Non-specific code icon 2014 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I26.9

Pulmonary embolism without acute cor pulmonale

  • I26.9 is not a billable ICD-10-CM diagnosis code and cannot be used to indicate a medical diagnosis as there are 3 codes below I26.9 that describe this diagnosis in greater detail.
  • ICD-10-CM codes become active beginning October 1, 2014, therefore, this and all ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes should only be used for training or planning purposes until then.
Mortality Data
  • Between 1999-2007 there were 73,638 deaths in the United States where ICD-10 I26.9 was indicated as the underlying cause of death [source: cdc.govlink to cdc.gov]
  • ICD-10 I26.9 as underlying cause of death data broken down by: gender, age, race, year