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ICD 10 Coding Alert


Tuck Cardiovascular Symptoms, Chest Sounds, and More Into R09.89

Arterial bruit and rales now fall under the same code. Given the increased specificity requirements of ICD-10, you may be surprised to learn that ICD-10 combines “other specified” circulatory and respiratory symptoms into a single code. Check out the list of applicable conditions below. ICD-9-CM Codes 785.9, Other symptoms involving cardiovascular system 786.7, Abnormal chest sounds ICD-10-CM Code R09.89, Other [...]