2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I31.4

Cardiac tamponade

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • I31.4 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM I31.4 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of I31.4 - other international versions of ICD-10 I31.4 may differ.
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Certain conditions have both an underlying etiology and multiple body system manifestations due to the underlying etiology. For such conditions, ICD-10-CM has a coding convention that requires the underlying condition be sequenced first followed by the manifestation. Wherever such a combination exists there is a "use additional code" note at the etiology code, and a "code first" note at the manifestation code. These instructional notes indicate the proper sequencing order of the codes, etiology followed by manifestation. In most cases the manifestation codes will have in the code title, "in diseases classified elsewhere." Codes with this title are a component of the etiology/manifestation convention. The code title indicates that it is a manifestation code. "In diseases classified elsewhere" codes are never permitted to be used as first listed or principle diagnosis codes. They must be used in conjunction with an underlying condition code and they must be listed following the underlying condition.
  • underlying cause
The following code(s) above I31.4 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 I31.4:
  • 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
  • I31
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I31

    Other diseases of pericardium

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • diseases of pericardium specified as rheumatic (I09.2)
    • postcardiotomy syndrome (I97.0)
    • traumatic injury to pericardium (S26.-)
    Other diseases of pericardium
Clinical Information
  • A disorder characterized by an increase in intrapericardial pressure due to the collection of blood or fluid in the pericardium.
  • Acute compression of the heart caused by increased intrapericardial pressure due to the collection of blood or fluid in the pericardium from rupture of the heart, penetrating trauma, or progressive effusion.
  • Compression of heart from pericardial effusion or hemopericardium.
  • Compression of the heart by accumulated fluid (pericardial effusion) or blood (hemopericardium) in the pericardium surrounding the heart. The affected cardiac functions and cardiac output can range from minimal to total hemodynamic collapse.
ICD-10-CM I31.4 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 I31.4 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

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to I31.4:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To I31.4
I30 Acute pericarditis
I30.0 Acute nonspecific idiopathic pericarditis
I30.1 Infective pericarditis
I30.8 Other forms of acute pericarditis
I30.9 Acute pericarditis, unspecified
I31 Other diseases of pericardium
I31.0 Chronic adhesive pericarditis
I31.1 Chronic constrictive pericarditis
I31.2 Hemopericardium, not elsewhere classified
I31.3 Pericardial effusion (noninflammatory)
I31.4 Cardiac tamponade
I31.8 Other specified diseases of pericardium
I31.9 Disease of pericardium, unspecified
I32 Pericarditis in diseases classified elsewhere
I33 Acute and subacute endocarditis
I33.0 Acute and subacute infective endocarditis
I33.9 Acute and subacute endocarditis, unspecified
I34 Nonrheumatic mitral valve disorders
I34.0 Nonrheumatic mitral (valve) insufficiency
I34.1 Nonrheumatic mitral (valve) prolapse
I34.2 Nonrheumatic mitral (valve) stenosis

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