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    What diagnosis code would you use for end-life of a stimulator battery?

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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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    Thank you.

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