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ICD 10 Coding Alert

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Choose This Code for Old MI? Not So Fast

Question: We are experiencing some confusion with the ICD-10 guidelines for myocardial infarctions (MIs). What ICD-10 code should we report if the patient has an old MI? Washington Subscriber Answer: You should report I25.2 (Old myocardial infarction) for old or healed MIs not requiring further care, according to the ICD-10-CM Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting. Per ICD-10, included conditions [...]


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