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rparikh

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What dx code should I use for acute coronary syndrome 410.71 or 411.1?
Is this same as NSTEMI--410.71?

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twizzle

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Acute coronary syndrome

What dx code should I use for acute coronary syndrome 410.71 or 411.1?
Is this same as NSTEMI--410.71?

Thank You

Use 411.1..... it is an impending MI whereas 410.71 is a form of MI where the ST wave on EKG is not elevated.
 
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