Cardiology Coding Alert

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Rely on I47.9 for Bouveret-Hoffman Syndrome

Question: Which ICD-10-CM code should I report for Bouveret-Hoffman syndrome?

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Answer: Bouveret-Hoffman is a type of paroxysmal tachycardia, so you would report I47.9 (Paroxysmal tachycardia, unspecified) for this condition.

Don’t miss: When you look under code I47.9 in the ICD-10-CM manual, you can see that Bouveret-Hoffman syndrome is a covered condition for this code.

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