Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 794.31
Nonspecific abnormal electrocardiogram [ECG] [EKG]
  • Short description: Abnorm electrocardiogram.
  • ICD-9-CM 794.31 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 794.31 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2012 version of ICD-9-CM 794.31.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 794.31: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Abnl finding on EKG
  • Abnormal finding on ekg
  • Electrocardiogram abnormal
  • Inverted T wave
  • T wave inversion in ekg
794.31 Excludes
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 794.31 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM R94.31 Abnormal electrocardiogram [ECG] [EKG]
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 794.31:
  • Abnormal, abnormality, abnormalities - see also Anomaly
    • electrocardiogram (ECG) (EKG) 794.31
  • Findings, (abnormal), without diagnosis (examination) (laboratory test) 796.4
    • electrocardiogram (ECG) (EKG) 794.31
  • Prolonged, prolongation
    • QT interval 794.31
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