AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS - 2017 Issue 4; New/Revised ICD-10-PCS Procedure Codes

Insertion of External Heart Assist Devices

Revisions have been made to the codes for insertion of external heart assist devices in the Heart and Great Vessels body system. The title for the device value “R” External Heart Assist System has been revised. From To Device Device R External Heart Assist System R Short-Term External Heart Assist System The following three tables are affected: 02H Heart and Great Vessels, Insertion 02P Heart and Great Vessels, Removal 02W Heart and Great Vessels, Revision In addition, a new qualifier “J” has been created for intraoperative use at table 02H, Heart and Great Vessels, Insertion. The change...

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