Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 429.71
Acquired cardiac septal defect
  • Billable Code
  • Adult Only Dx (15-124 years)
  • Short description: Acq cardiac septl defect.
  • ICD-9-CM 429.71 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 429.71 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Cardiac septal defect, acquired
429.71 Excludes
ICD-9-CM Coding Information
  • 429.71 is only applicable to adult patients aged 15 - 124 years inclusive.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 429.71 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM I51.0 Cardiac septal defect, acquired
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 429.71:
  • Anomaly, anomalous (congenital) (unspecified type) 759.9
  • Defect, defective 759.9
    • atrial septal (ostium secundum type) 745.5
      • acquired 429.71
      • ostium primum type 745.61
      • sinus venosus 745.8
    • atrioventricular
    • atrium secundum 745.5
      • acquired 429.71
    • auricular septal 745.5
      • acquired 429.71
    • interatrial septal 745.5
      • acquired 429.71
    • interauricular septal 745.5
      • acquired 429.71
    • interventricular septal 745.4
      • with pulmonary stenosis or atresia, dextraposition of aorta, and hypertrophy of right ventricle 745.2
      • acquired 429.71
      • in tetralogy of Fallot 745.2
    • septal (closure) (heart) NEC 745.9
      • acquired 429.71
      • atrial 745.5
      • specified type NEC 745.8
    • ventricular septal 745.4
      • with pulmonary stenosis or atresia, dextraposition of aorta, and hypertrophy of right ventricle 745.2
      • acquired 429.71
      • atrioventricular canal type 745.69
      • between infundibulum and anterior portion 745.4
      • in tetralogy of Fallot 745.2
      • isolated anterior 745.4
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