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Old 07-27-2010, 10:46 AM
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Default ICD 9 Code for Left Ventricle Dysfunction

I have been searching for a code for left ventricle dysfunction. I have been able to find codes for Left ventricle hypertrophy and heart failure. However I cannot locate a specific code for just the dysfunction. I am pretty sure that the physician has to state heart failure before I can use the 428.0 code. Does anyone have a code just for the dysfunction? Any help would be appreciated.


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Old 08-02-2010, 11:28 AM
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I use 429.9

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