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ICD 10 Coding Alert

Cardiology:
Z45.0- Will Help You Report Cardiac Device Encounters Next Year

Prepare to distinguish between pacemaker battery and other parts. ICD-10 will require you to be a little more specific about coding pacemaker adjustment encounters, but you should have an easier transition to coding automatic implantable cardiac defibrillator (AICD) encounters. ICD-9-CM Codes: V53.31, Fitting and adjustment of cardiac pacemaker V53.32, Fitting and adjustment of automatic implantable cardiac defibrillator V53.39, Fitting and [...]