Billable Medical Code for Other Specified Forms of Chronic Ischemic Heart Disease
Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 414.8
Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 414.8.
The Short Description Is: Chr ischemic hrt dis NEC.
Ischemic caridomyopathy is also known as cardiomyopathy ischemic, chronic myocardial ischemia, coronary insufficiency chronic, generalized ischemic myocardial dysfunction, hibernationg myocardium, ischemic cardiomyopathy, ischemic cardiomyopathy (heart condition), ischemic congestive cardiomyopathy, myocardial ischemia, silent myocardial ischemia, and stunned myocardium. This excludes coronary insufficiency (acute). This applies to chronic coronary insufficiency, ischemia myocardial (chronic), and any condition classifiable to 410 specified as chronic, or presenting with symptoms after 8 weeks from date of infarction.
Ischemic Cardiomyopathy Definition and Symptoms
Ischemic cardiomyopathy is a heart condition that occurs when the heart muscles are weakened. The left ventricle is typically enlarged. Symptoms include shortness of breath, extreme fatigue, dizziness, chest pain/pressure, heart palpitations, weight gain, swelling in the legs and feet, difficulty sleeping, and congestion caused by fluid in the lungs.