AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS - 2015 Issue 2; Ask the Editor

Leadless Pacemaker Insertion

A 70-year-old male with first and second degree atrioventricular (AV) blocks as well as right bundle branch block presents for insertion of a leadless pacemaker. A leadless pacemaker was inserted via catheter under fluoroscopic guidance into the right ventricle. The ICD-10-PCS does not provide a value for leadless pacemaker. How should this procedure be coded? ...

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