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Radiology Coding Alert

CMS Overhauls ICD-9 Codes

Radiologists see patients for many conditions, so don't be surprised when the following ICD-9 Codes cross your desks this year: New Codes: 414.07 Coronary atherosclerosis, of bypass graft (artery) (vein) of transplanted heart
  493.81 Exercise-induced bronchospasm
  493.82 Cough variant asthma
  517.3 Acute chest syndrome
  674.50 Peripartum cardiomyopathy, unspecified as to episode of care or not applicable
  674.51 Peripartum cardiomyopathy, delivered, with or without mention of antepartum condition
  674.52 Peripartum cardiomyopathy, delivered, with mention of postpartum condition
  674.53 Peripartum cardiomyopathy, antepartum condition or complication
  674.54 Peripartum cardiomyopathy, postpartum condition or complication
  780.93 Memory loss
  781.94 Facial weakness
  799.89 Other ill-defined conditions
  959.11 Other injury of chest wall
  959.12 Other injury of abdomen
  959.14 Other injury of external genitals
  959.19 Other injury of other sites of trunk
  V01.82 Exposure to SARS-associated  coronavirus
  V54.01 Encounter for removal of internal fixation device
  V54.02 Encounter for lengthening/adjustment of  growth rod
  V54.09 Other aftercare involving internal fixation device
 
Invalid Codes:

959.1 Injury, trunk
  V54.0 Aftercare involving removal of fracture plate or other internal fixation device   ICD-9 Codes With Revised Definitions: 491.20 Obstructive chronic bronchitis, without exacerbation
  491.21 Obstructive chronic bronchitis, with (acute) exacerbation
  493.00 Extrinsic asthma, unspecified
  493.02 Extrinsic asthma, with (acute) exacerbation
  493.10 Intrinsic asthma, unspecified
  493.12 Intrinsic asthma, with (acute) exacerbation
  493.20 Chronic obstructive asthma, unspecified
  493.22 Chronic obstructive asthma, with (acute) exacerbation
  493.90 Asthma, unspecified
  493.92 Asthma, unspecified, with (acute) exacerbation    


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