Non-specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 427.6
Premature beats
  • Non-Billable Code
  • There are 3 ICD-9-CM codes below 427.6 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
Clinical Information
  • A group of cardiac arrhythmias in which the cardiac contractions are not initiated at the sinoatrial node. They include both atrial and ventricular premature beats, and are also known as extra or ectopic heartbeats. Their frequency is increased in heart diseases.
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