ICD-10-CM Code I49.5
Sick sinus syndrome
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
I49.5 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of sick sinus syndrome. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code I495 is used to code Sick sinus syndrome
Sick sinus syndrome (SSS), also called sinus node dysfunction (SND), or sinoatrial node disease, is a group of abnormal heart rhythms (arrhythmias) presumably caused by a malfunction of the sinus node, the heart's primary pacemaker. Bradycardia-tachycardia syndrome is a variant of sick sinus syndrome in which slow arrhythmias and fast arrhythmias alternate. It is often associated with ischaemic heart disease and heart valve disease.
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Coding Notes for I49.5 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Inclusion TermsInclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
- Tachycardia-bradycardia syndrome
- DRG Group #308-310 - Cardiac arrhythmia and conduction disorders with MCC.
- DRG Group #308-310 - Cardiac arrhythmia and conduction disorders with CC.
- DRG Group #308-310 - Cardiac arrhythmia and conduction disorders without CC or MCC.
Related Concepts SNOMET-CT
- Tachycardia-bradycardia (disorder)
Coding Advice SNOMET-CT
- Consider additional code to identify specific condition or disease
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'I49.5 - Sick sinus syndrome'
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Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
This is the official approximate match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that while there is no exact mapping between this ICD10 code I49.5 and a single ICD9 code, 427.81 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.