Billable Medical Code for Mitral Valve Disorders
Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 424.0
Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 424.0.
The Short Description Is: Mitral valve disorder.
Mitral valve disorder is also known as mitral valve annular calcification, mitral valve annular calcification nonrheumatic, mitral valve disorder, mitral valve disorder in childbirth, mitral valve disorder postpartum, mitral valve prolapse, mitral valve prolapse nonrheumatic, mitral valve regurgitation, mitral valve regurgitation nonrheumatic, mitral valve stenosis, mitral valve stenosis nonrheumatic, mtral valve prolapse, non-rheumatic mitral regurgitation, non-rheumatic mitral valve prolapse, non-rheumatic mitral valve stenosis, postpartum (after childbirth) mitral valve disorder, and postpartum mitral valve disorder. This excludes mitral (valve): disease (394.9), failure (394.9), stenosis (394.0), the listed conditions: specified as rheumatic (394.1),
unspecified as to cause but with mention of: diseases of aortic valve (396.0-396.9), mitral stenosis or obstruction (394.2). This excludes mitral (valve): incompetence NOS of specified cause except rheumatic, insufficiency NOS of specified cause except rheumatic, and regurgitation NOS of specified cause except rheumatic.
Mitral Valve Disorder Definition and Symptoms
Mitral valve disorder is when the valve between the left atrium and the left ventricle in the heart does not close properly. Symptoms include a racing or irregular heartbeat, fatigue, chest pain, difficulty breathing while laying flat, and coronary artery disease.