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    Terre Haute, Indiana
    Red face Pacemakers
    Medical Coding Books
    Does anyone know of a diagnosis code for generator replacement when it is at end of life. I thought I read somewhere about a code that was not considered malfunctioning, but cannot seem to find the article anywhere.

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    V53.31 for pacers and V53.32 for ICDs.

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