ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 20, 2017
  ICD-10 Code for Non-ST elevation (NSTEMI) myocardial infarction I21.4

I21.4 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

I21.4 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 9 Diseases of the circulatory system (I00-I99)
Section I20-I25 Ischemic heart diseases (I20-I25)
Category I21 ST elevation (STEMI) and non-ST elevation (NSTEMI) myocardial infarction

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Acute subendocardial myocardial infarction
  • Non-Q wave myocardial infarction NOS
  • Nontransmural myocardial infarction NOS
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Non-ST elevation (NSTEMI) myocardial infarction”

  • Infarct, infarction
    • myocardium, myocardial(acute) (with stated duration of 4 weeks or less) - I21.3
      • non-Q wave - I21.4
      • non-ST elevation(NSTEMI) - I21.4
      • nontransmural - I21.4
    • nontransmural - I21.4
    • subendocardial(acute) (nontransmural) - I21.4
  • Necrosis, necrotic(ischemic)See also Gangrene
    • subendocardial(acute) - I21.4
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

When ICD 10 was implemented on October 1, 2015, it did not affect physicians', outpatient facilities', and hospital outpatient departments' use of CPT codes on Medicare Fee-For-Service claims. Providers should continue to use CPT codes to report these services.