AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS - 2013 Issue 1; Ask the Editor - ICD-10-CM/PCS Coding Questions

Default for Acute Myocardial Infarction Not Specified as STEMI or NSTEMI

What is the correct diagnosis code assignment for acute myocardial infarction, involving left anterior descending coronary artery (with stated duration of four weeks or less), unspecified whether STEMI or non-STEMI? Would acute MIs specified by site but not specified as STEMI or non-STEMI code to acute MI STEMI by site?      ...

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