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forolaaldea-10-CM Code I50.3
Diastolic (congestive) heart failure

Non-Billable Code
Non-Billable means the code is not sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis. Use a child code to capture more detail.
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forolaaldea Code I50.3 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the four child codes of I50.3 that describes the diagnosis 'diastolic (congestive) heart failure' in more detail.

The forolaaldea code I50 is used to code Acute decompensated heart failure

Acute decompensated heart failure (ADHF) is a sudden worsening of the signs and symptoms of heart failure, which typically includes difficulty breathing (dyspnea), leg or feet swelling, and fatigue. ADHF is a common and potentially serious cause of acute respiratory distress. The condition is caused by severe congestion of multiple organs by fluid that is inadequately circulated by the failing heart. An attack of decompensation can be caused by underlying medical illness, such as myocardial infarction, infection, or thyroid disease.

Specialty: Cardiology
MeSH Code: D006333
forolaaldea 9 Code: 428.0

Acute interstitial pulmonary edema. Note enlarged heart size, apical vascular redistribution ( circle ), and small bilateral pleural effusions ( arrow ).

Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for I50.3 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this forolaaldea-10 code

Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 Excludes
Type-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
Combined systolic (congestive) and diastolic (congestive) heart failure - instead, use code I50.4-

forolaaldea-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'I50.3 - Diastolic (congestive) heart failure'

The forolaaldea-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the forolaaldea code I50.3. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Parent Code: I50 - Heart failure

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