2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I23.2

Ventricular septal defect as current complication following acute myocardial infarction

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Adult Dx (15-124 years)
  • I23.2 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Ventricular septal defect as current comp following AMI
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM I23.2 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of I23.2 - other international versions of ICD-10 I23.2 may differ.
ICD-10-CM Coding Rules
  • I23.2 is applicable to adult patients aged 15 - 124 years inclusive.
Type 1 Excludes
Type 1 Excludes Help
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes. It means "not coded here". A type 1 excludes note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as I23.2. A type 1 excludes note is for used for when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • acquired ventricular septal defect not specified as current complication following acute myocardial infarction (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I51.0

    Cardiac septal defect, acquired

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Adult Dx (15-124 years)
    Applicable To
    • Acquired septal atrial defect (old)
    • Acquired septal auricular defect (old)
    • Acquired septal ventricular defect (old)
    Type 1 Excludes
    • cardiac septal defect as current complication following acute myocardial infarction (I23.1, I23.2)
    I51.0
    )
The following code(s) above I23.2 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 I23.2:
  • I00-I99
    2020 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
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range I20-I25

    Ischemic heart diseases

    Use Additional
    • code to identify presence of hypertension (I10-I16)
    Ischemic heart diseases
Approximate Synonyms
  • Rupture of interventricular septum
  • Rupture of interventricular septum following acute myocardial infarction
ICD-10-CM I23.2 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 314 Other circulatory system diagnoses with mcc
  • 315 Other circulatory system diagnoses with cc
  • 316 Other circulatory system diagnoses without cc/mcc

Convert I23.2 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
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change
Code annotations containing back-references to I23.2:
  • Type 1 Excludes: I51.0
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I51.0

    Cardiac septal defect, acquired

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Adult Dx (15-124 years)
    Applicable To
    • Acquired septal atrial defect (old)
    • Acquired septal auricular defect (old)
    • Acquired septal ventricular defect (old)
    Type 1 Excludes
    • cardiac septal defect as current complication following acute myocardial infarction (I23.1, I23.2)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to I23.2:
  • Complication(s) (from) (of)
  • Defect, defective Q89.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q89.9

    Congenital malformation, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
    Applicable To
    • Congenital anomaly NOS
    • Congenital deformity NOS
    • ventricular septal Q21.0
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q21.0

      Ventricular septal defect

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
      Applicable To
      • Roger's disease
      • following acute myocardial infarction I23.2 (current complication)

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To I23.2
I21.A9 Other myocardial infarction type
I22 Subsequent ST elevation (STEMI) and non-ST elevation (NSTEMI) myocardial infarction
I22.0 Subsequent ST elevation (STEMI) myocardial infarction of anterior wall
I22.1 Subsequent ST elevation (STEMI) myocardial infarction of inferior wall
I22.2 Subsequent non-ST elevation (NSTEMI) myocardial infarction
I22.8 Subsequent ST elevation (STEMI) myocardial infarction of other sites
I22.9 Subsequent ST elevation (STEMI) myocardial infarction of unspecified site
I23 Certain current complications following ST elevation (STEMI) and non-ST elevation (NSTEMI) myocardial infarction (within the 28 day period)
I23.0 Hemopericardium as current complication following acute myocardial infarction
I23.1 Atrial septal defect as current complication following acute myocardial infarction
I23.2 Ventricular septal defect as current complication following acute myocardial infarction
I23.3 Rupture of cardiac wall without hemopericardium as current complication following acute myocardial infarction
I23.4 Rupture of chordae tendineae as current complication following acute myocardial infarction
I23.5 Rupture of papillary muscle as current complication following acute myocardial infarction
I23.6 Thrombosis of atrium, auricular appendage, and ventricle as current complications following acute myocardial infarction
I23.7 Postinfarction angina
I23.8 Other current complications following acute myocardial infarction
I24 Other acute ischemic heart diseases
I24.0 Acute coronary thrombosis not resulting in myocardial infarction
I24.1 Dressler's syndrome
I24.8 Other forms of acute ischemic heart disease

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