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Cardiology Coding Alert


Rheumatic Aortic Stenosis Keeps Its Complicated Coding Rules Under ICD-10

Don’t use I06.0 when the mitral valve is also involved. ICD-9 and ICD-10 each have a single code for rheumatic aortic stenosis, so the transition to ICD-10 shouldn’t be tough on that front. But you’ll still need to remember to review the instructions with the ICD-10 code to be sure that code is correct for your case. ICD-9-CM Code 395.0, [...]

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