2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I63.219

Cerebral infarction due to unspecified occlusion or stenosis of unspecified vertebral artery

    2016 2017 2018 2019 - Revised Code Billable/Specific Code
  • I63.219 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Cereb infrc due to unsp occls or stenosis of unsp verteb art
  • ICD-10-CM I63.219 is a revised 2019 ICD-10-CM code that became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of I63.219 - other international versions of ICD-10 I63.219 may differ.
The following code(s) above I63.219 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 I63.219:
  • 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
  • I60-I69
    2019 ICD-10-CM Range I60-I69

    Cerebrovascular diseases

    Type 1 Excludes
    • traumatic intracranial hemorrhage (S06.-)
    Use Additional
    • code to identify presence of:
    • alcohol abuse and dependence (F10.-)
    • exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Z77.22)
    • history of tobacco dependence (Z87.891)
    • hypertension (I10-I16)
    • occupational exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Z57.31)
    • tobacco dependence (F17.-)
    • tobacco use (Z72.0)
    Cerebrovascular diseases
  • I63
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I63

    Cerebral infarction

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Includes
    • occlusion and stenosis of cerebral and precerebral arteries, resulting in cerebral infarction
    Type 2 Excludes
    • sequelae of cerebral infarction (I69.3-)
    Use Additional
    • code, if applicable, to identify status post administration of tPA (rtPA) in a different facility within the last 24 hours prior to admission to current facility (Z92.82)
    Cerebral infarction
Approximate Synonyms
  • Occlusion of vertebral artery, with infarction
  • Stenosis of vertebral artery, with stroke
ICD-10-CM I63.219 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):
  • 023 Craniotomy with major device implant or acute complex cns pdx with mcc or chemotherapy implant or epilepsy with neurostimulator
  • 024 Craniotomy with major device implant or acute complex cns pdx without mcc
  • 061 Ischemic stroke, precerebral occlusion or transient ischemia with thrombolytic agent with mcc
  • 062 Ischemic stroke, precerebral occlusion or transient ischemia with thrombolytic agent with cc
  • 063 Ischemic stroke, precerebral occlusion or transient ischemia with thrombolytic agent without cc/mcc
  • 064 Intracranial hemorrhage or cerebral infarction with mcc
  • 065 Intracranial hemorrhage or cerebral infarction with cc or tpa in 24 hours
  • 066 Intracranial hemorrhage or cerebral infarction without cc/mcc
  • 793 Full term neonate with major problems

Convert I63.219 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): Revised code
    • New description: Cerebral infarction due to unspecified occlusion or stenosis of unspecified vertebral artery
    • 2018 description: Cerebral infarction due to unspecified occlusion or stenosis of unspecified vertebral arteries
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To I63.219
I63.132 Cerebral infarction due to embolism of left carotid artery
I63.133 Cerebral infarction due to embolism of bilateral carotid arteries
I63.139 Cerebral infarction due to embolism of unspecified carotid artery
I63.19 Cerebral infarction due to embolism of other precerebral artery
I63.2 Cerebral infarction due to unspecified occlusion or stenosis of precerebral arteries
I63.20 Cerebral infarction due to unspecified occlusion or stenosis of unspecified precerebral arteries
I63.21 Cerebral infarction due to unspecified occlusion or stenosis of vertebral arteries
I63.211 Cerebral infarction due to unspecified occlusion or stenosis of right vertebral artery
I63.212 Cerebral infarction due to unspecified occlusion or stenosis of left vertebral artery
I63.213 Cerebral infarction due to unspecified occlusion or stenosis of bilateral vertebral arteries
I63.219 Cerebral infarction due to unspecified occlusion or stenosis of unspecified vertebral artery
I63.22 Cerebral infarction due to unspecified occlusion or stenosis of basilar artery
I63.23 Cerebral infarction due to unspecified occlusion or stenosis of carotid arteries
I63.231 Cerebral infarction due to unspecified occlusion or stenosis of right carotid arteries
I63.232 Cerebral infarction due to unspecified occlusion or stenosis of left carotid arteries
I63.233 Cerebral infarction due to unspecified occlusion or stenosis of bilateral carotid arteries
I63.239 Cerebral infarction due to unspecified occlusion or stenosis of unspecified carotid artery
I63.29 Cerebral infarction due to unspecified occlusion or stenosis of other precerebral arteries
I63.3 Cerebral infarction due to thrombosis of cerebral arteries
I63.30 Cerebral infarction due to thrombosis of unspecified cerebral artery
I63.31 Cerebral infarction due to thrombosis of middle cerebral artery

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