Billable Medical Code for Undiagnosed Cardiac Murmurs
Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 785.2
Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 785.2.
The Short Description Is: Cardiac murmurs NEC.
Systolic murmur is also known as heart murmur pitch medium, heart murmur pitch pure frequency, heart murmur postpartum, heart murmur quality blowing, heart murmur quality buzzing, heart murmur quality grating, heart murmur quality harsh, heart murmur quality humming, heart murmur quality musical, plateau cardiac murmur, postpartum (after childbirth) heart murmur, postpartum heart murmur, presystolic mitral murmur, presystolic murmur, presystolic tricuspid murmur, shunt murmur, and soft systolic murmur. This applies to heart murmur NOS.
Systolic Murmur Definition and Symptoms
Systolic murmur is a heart murmur that occurs in the stystole. These are most often detected in pregnant women, people with anemia, or people with thyrotoxicosis. Symptoms are a noise that is heard through a stethoscope in the heart that is abnormal.