Cardiac Arrest ICD 9 Code

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2402

Billable Medical Code for Cardiac arrest

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 427.5

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 427.5.

Known As

Cardiac arrest is also known as abnormal growth in uterus with cardiac arrest, CARDIAC ARREST, cardiac arrest after ectopic pregnancy, cardiac arrest due to OB anesthesia in pregnancy, cardiac arrest due to obstetric anesthesia in pregnancy, cardiac arrest following molar pregnancy, cardiac arrest with successful resuscitation, ectopic pregnancy W cardiac arrest, ectopic pregnancy with cardiac arrest, failed pregnancy termination W cardiac arrest, failed pregnancy termination with cardiac arrest, incomplete pregnancy loss with cardiac arrest, incomplete SAB W cardiac arrest, incomplete spontaneous abortion with cardiac arrest, molar pregnancy W cardiac arrest, pregnancy loss with cardiac arrest, pregnancy termination W cardiac arrest, pregnancy termination with cardiac arrest, SAB W cardiac arrest, and spontaneous abortion with cardiac arrest. This applies to cardiorespiratory arrest.

Cardiac Arrest Definition and Symptoms

Cardiac arrest is when the heart stops functioning, a person stops breathing and loses consciousness. This is typically a result of an electrical disturbance in the heart. Symptoms include sudden collapsing, lack of a pulse, no breathing, and a loss of consciousness.