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    Cool DX for Impaired L. Ventricle Function ?

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    The closest that I can come for this is 428.1 which is left heart failure. I'm not sure that impaired funtion would equal failure. Should I use other less specific diagnosis? Thanks for your input.

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    Default heart disease?

    Did this diagnosis include heart disease to use the 428.1? I might use 429.9 for a less specific code unless you have more to back up the heart failure.

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    No, it was not more specific that that.

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