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ICD 10 Coding Alert

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Know Rheumatic, Nonrheumatic for Accurate Valve Disorder Coding

Question: How should you report nonrheumatic mitral valve insufficiency? Connecticut Subscriber Answer: For this ICD-10 code, you should go to category I34- (Nonrheumatic mitral valve disorders) and then choose I34.0 (Nonrheumatic mitral (valve) insufficiency). Don't miss:  Included conditions for I34.0 are nonrheumatic mitral (valve) incompetence NOS and nonrheumatic mitral (valve) regurgitation NOS and if the cause is not mentioned. Caution: [...]

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