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ICD 10 Coding Alert


Separate Out Sick Sinus Syndrome Under ICD-10

SSS and bradycardia options take the place of sinoatrial node dysfunction code. A quick look may show you how ICD-10 divvies up sinoatrial node dysfunction code 427.81 into two distinct codes. But you’ll need to dig a little deeper to see how 427.81’s “includes” list gets assigned under the new code set.  ICD-9-CM Code 427.81, Sinoatrial node dysfunction ICD-10-CM Code [...]