2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I21.11

ST elevation (STEMI) myocardial infarction involving right coronary artery

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
  • I21.11 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: STEMI involving right coronary artery
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM I21.11 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of I21.11 - other international versions of ICD-10 I21.11 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Inferoposterior transmural (Q wave) infarction (acute)
The following code(s) above I21.11 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
In this context, annotation back-references refer to codes that contain:
  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to I21.11:
  • I00-I99
    2019 ICD-10-CM Range I00-I99

    Diseases of the circulatory system

    Type 2 Excludes
    • certain conditions originating in the perinatal period (P04-P96)
    • certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
    • complications of pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O00-O9A)
    • congenital malformations, deformations, and chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
    • endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E88)
    • injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00-T88)
    • neoplasms (C00-D49)
    • symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00-R94)
    • systemic connective tissue disorders (M30-M36)
    • transient cerebral ischemic attacks and related syndromes (G45.-)
    Diseases of the circulatory system
  • I20-I25
    2019 ICD-10-CM Range I20-I25

    Ischemic heart diseases

    Use Additional
    • code to identify presence of hypertension (I10-I16)
    Ischemic heart diseases
  • I21
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I21

    Acute myocardial infarction

      2016 2017 2018 - Revised Code 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Includes
    • cardiac infarction
    • coronary (artery) embolism
    • coronary (artery) occlusion
    • coronary (artery) rupture
    • coronary (artery) thrombosis
    • infarction of heart, myocardium, or ventricle
    • myocardial infarction specified as acute or with a stated duration of 4 weeks (28 days) or less from onset
    Type 2 Excludes
    • old myocardial infarction (I25.2)
    • postmyocardial infarction syndrome (I24.1)
    • subsequent type 1 myocardial infarction (I22.-)
    Use Additional
    • code, if applicable, to identify:
    • exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Z77.22)
    • history of tobacco dependence (Z87.891)
    • occupational exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Z57.31)
    • status post administration of tPA (rtPA) in a different facility within the last 24 hours prior to admission to current facility (Z92.82)
    • tobacco dependence (F17.-)
    • tobacco use (Z72.0)
    Acute myocardial infarction
  • I21.1
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I21.1

    ST elevation (STEMI) myocardial infarction of inferior wall

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Type 1 ST elevation myocardial infarction of inferior wall
    ST elevation (STEMI) myocardial infarction of inferior wall
Approximate Synonyms
  • Acute heart attack, inferoposterior wall
  • Acute heart attack, right coronary artery
  • Acute myocardial infarction due to occlusion of right coronary artery
  • Acute st segment elevation myocardial infarction due to right coronary artery occlusion
  • Acute st segment elevation myocardial infarction of inferoposterior wall
  • Acute st segment elevation myocardial infarction of right coronary artery
  • Myocardial infarction (heart attack)
ICD-10-CM I21.11 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):
  • 222 Cardiac defibrillator implant with cardiac catheterization with ami/hf/shock with mcc
  • 223 Cardiac defibrillator implant with cardiac catheterization with ami/hf/shock without mcc
  • 224 Cardiac defibrillator implant with cardiac catheterization without ami/hf/shock with mcc
  • 225 Cardiac defibrillator implant with cardiac catheterization without ami/hf/shock without mcc
  • 226 Cardiac defibrillator implant without cardiac catheterization with mcc
  • 227 Cardiac defibrillator implant without cardiac catheterization without mcc
  • 280 Acute myocardial infarction, discharged alive with mcc
  • 281 Acute myocardial infarction, discharged alive with cc
  • 282 Acute myocardial infarction, discharged alive without cc/mcc
  • 283 Acute myocardial infarction, expired with mcc
  • 284 Acute myocardial infarction, expired with cc
  • 285 Acute myocardial infarction, expired without cc/mcc

Convert I21.11 to ICD-9-CM

Code History
  • 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to I21.11:
  • Infarct, infarction
    • myocardium, myocardial (acute) (with stated duration of 4 weeks or less) I21.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I21.9

      Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified

        2018 - New Code 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Myocardial infarction (acute) NOS
      • ST elevation (STEMI) I21.3
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I21.3

        ST elevation (STEMI) myocardial infarction of unspecified site

          2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Acute transmural myocardial infarction of unspecified site
        • Transmural (Q wave) myocardial infarction NOS
        • Type 1 ST elevation myocardial infarction of unspecified site
        • involving
          • right coronary artery I21.11
        • inferoposterior transmural I21.11 (Q wave)
      • transmural I21.9
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I21.9

        Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified

          2018 - New Code 2019 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Myocardial infarction (acute) NOS
        • inferoposterior I21.11 (Q wave)

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To I21.11
I20.0 Unstable angina
I20.1 Angina pectoris with documented spasm
I20.8 Other forms of angina pectoris
I20.9 Angina pectoris, unspecified
I21 Acute myocardial infarction
I21.0 ST elevation (STEMI) myocardial infarction of anterior wall
I21.01 ST elevation (STEMI) myocardial infarction involving left main coronary artery
I21.02 ST elevation (STEMI) myocardial infarction involving left anterior descending coronary artery
I21.09 ST elevation (STEMI) myocardial infarction involving other coronary artery of anterior wall
I21.1 ST elevation (STEMI) myocardial infarction of inferior wall
I21.11 ST elevation (STEMI) myocardial infarction involving right coronary artery
I21.19 ST elevation (STEMI) myocardial infarction involving other coronary artery of inferior wall
I21.2 ST elevation (STEMI) myocardial infarction of other sites
I21.21 ST elevation (STEMI) myocardial infarction involving left circumflex coronary artery
I21.29 ST elevation (STEMI) myocardial infarction involving other sites
I21.3 ST elevation (STEMI) myocardial infarction of unspecified site
I21.4 Non-ST elevation (NSTEMI) myocardial infarction
I21.9 Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified
I21.A Other type of myocardial infarction
I21.A1 Myocardial infarction type 2
I21.A9 Other myocardial infarction type

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.