Echo dx coding help

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A patient had an echocardiogram with the indication of fatigue/malaise which per LCD guidelines is not a covered diagnosis. The findings of the echo state that it is midly abnormal with mild miltral regurgitation, mild aortic insufficiency and mild tricuspid insufficiency with a peak PA pressure of 30mmHg. Are mild finding sufficient to code a 424.0 for mitral regurgitation?
 
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A patient had an echocardiogram with the indication of fatigue/malaise which per LCD guidelines is not a covered diagnosis. The findings of the echo state that it is midly abnormal with mild miltral regurgitation, mild aortic insufficiency and mild tricuspid insufficiency with a peak PA pressure of 30mmHg. Are mild finding sufficient to code a 424.0 for mitral regurgitation?
Yes it is. You might want to look at code 396.3 for the combined mitral and aortic insufficiency/regurgitation . triscupid 424.2
 
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pbsr

ECG dx strike off by physician and simply states PBSR...Is it an abnormal ECG or a repeat ECG is requested due to any equipment fault....
 
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