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ICD 10 Coding Alert

Cardiology:
416.8 Unfolds Into 2 New Pulmonary Heart Disease Options

Keep a close eye out for ‘secondary’ to ensure you choose the appropriate code. When ICD-10 replaces ICD-9 in 2014, even some of your options for "other" specified diagnoses will get more specific. Here’s what to expect for "not otherwise specified" (NOS) pulmonary hypertension and heart disease coding. ICD-9-CM Code 416.8, Other chronic pulmonary heart disease ICD-10-CM Codes I27.2, Other [...]

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