Pacemaker ICD 9 Code

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6438

Billable Medical Code for Cardiac Pacemaker in Situ

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM V45.01

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM V45.01.

The Short Description Is: Status cardiac pacemaker.

Known As

Pacemaker is also known as biventricular cardiac pacemaker normal function, biventricular cardiac pacemaker present, cardiac pacemaker, normally functioning cardiac pacemaker present, permanent cardiac pacemaker, personal condition cardiac pacemaker, personal condition cardiac pacemaker normal function, presence of biventricular cardiac pacemaker, presence of biventricular implantable cardiac pacemaker, presence of cardiac pacemaker, presence of cardiac pacemaker normal function, presence of implantable cardiac pacemaker, and presence of permanent cardiac pacemaker. This excludes cardiac defibrillator with synchronous cardiac pacemaker (V45.02).

Pacemaker Definition

A pacemaker is a small device that is placed near the heart in order to assist in controlling the heartbeat. The reason a pacemaker is implanted is because of “cardiac resynchronization therapy”.