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Cardiology Coding Alert

ICD-10-CM:
Look Beyond R00.0's Descriptor for Proper Tachycardia Coding

Count on the index to keep your coding for sinus tachycardia on the right path. Under ICD-10, you’ll be turning to R00.0 for a rapid heart beat, instead of 785.0. But you won’t be using R00.0 exactly the same as your old go-to ICD-9 code. ICD-9-CM Code 785.0, Tachycardia unspecified ICD-10-CM Code R00.0, Tachycardia, unspecified Tachycardia is a higher than [...]