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Heart Valve Repair Code??

  1. Question Heart Valve Repair Code??
    Medical Coding Books

    If a patient has a replacement heart valve we code V43.3, If that same patient one year later has a repair done what code do we use?

    What is the ICD-9 code for a heart valve repair?

    Thank you!

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    This is a tough one. If the replacement valve is being repaired what about using code 996.71 with the appropriate E codes?

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