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.
Pleural Effusion is common in patients with Congestive Heart Failure. This is usually minimal and requires no additional treatment than that given for the heart failure. Pleural Effusion should not be coded when only found as a radiological finding without the physician concurring with the finding and addressing it by one of the methods below.Read More