Sick Sinus Syndrome
By Cathie Wilde, RHIA, CCS – Director of Coding Services, Medical Record Associates, LLC
Here are some common coding situations which have Coding Clinic references but for which are often missed:
If a patient has a pacemaker in place for sick sinus syndrome (SSS), should the SSS (I49.5) be coded because it is being treated with the pacemaker?
If there is […]