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Cardiology Coding Alert

Expect Switch From 'Subendocardial Infarction' to 'NSTEMI' Under New Code Set

I21.4 will become your go-to code for nontransmural MIs. Cardiology coders can look forward to a number of diagnoses actually having fewer options under ICD-10. Case in point: All three ICD-9 subendocardial infarction codes crosswalk to a single ICD-10 code. ICD-9-CM Code 410.7x, Acute myocardial infarction; subendocardial infarction Fifth digit options: 0, … episode of care unspecified 1, … initial [...]