Endocarditis, valve unspecified I38

The ICD10 code for the diagnosis "Endocarditis, valve unspecified" is "I38". I38 is a VALID/BILLABLE ICD10 code, i.e it is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

  • I38 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM I38 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of I38 - other international versions of ICD-10 I38 may differ.
Type 1 Excludes:
  • congenital insufficiency of cardiac valve NOS (Q24.8)
  • congenital stenosis of cardiac valve NOS (Q24.8)
  • endocardial fibroelastosis (I42.4)
  • endocarditis specified as rheumatic (I09.1)
  • endocarditis (chronic) NOS
  • valvular incompetence NOS
  • valvular insufficiency NOS
  • valvular regurgitation NOS
  • valvular stenosis NOS
  • valvulitis (chronic) NOS

Codes: = Billable

  • I38 Endocarditis, valve unspecified

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