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Old 03-11-2010, 12:58 PM
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Post ICD-9 code for end life of stimulator battery

What diagnosis code would you use for end-life of a stimulator battery?
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Old 03-11-2010, 01:30 PM
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I'll take a shot. If you're speaking about a neurostimulator, what about:

V53.02-Neuropacemaker (brain) (peripheral nerve) (spinal cord)

This would inlcude removal and/or replacement of device.
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Old 03-11-2010, 01:47 PM
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