Pacemaker/AICD Status vs. Management ICD-10-CM Codes

ICD-10-CM Code Z95.0 and Z45.018

ICD-10-CM code Z95.0 is used to report the presence of a cardiac pacemaker without current complications. If the device is interrogated, code Z45.018 would be reported as it is no longer just the presence of the device but attention to the device.
 

ICD-10-CM Code Z95.810

ICD-10-CM code Z95.810 is used to report the presence of an AICD without current complications.

ICD-10-CM Code Z45.02

If the device is interrogated, code Z45.02 would be reported as it is no longer just the presence of the device but attention to the device.

Authored by Kim Boy, RHIT, CDIP, CCS, CCS-P


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