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Anesthesia Coding Alert


Watch for Expanded Cardiomyopathy Diagnosis Choices

Plus: Don’t forget to check if anesthesia modifiers apply to the case.  ICD-9 includes several diagnosis codes for cardiomyopathy, based on the specific type diagnosed. Many of the codes will remain the same in ICD-10, but some will be divided into multiple codes for better specificity. Here are a few examples of how some of your most common cardiomyopathy conditions [...]