Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 785.1
Palpitations
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 785.1 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 785.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • PALPITATIONS
Clinical Information
  • A disorder characterized by an unpleasant sensation of irregular and/or forceful beating of the heart.
  • A rapid or irregular heartbeat that a person can feel.
  • An unpleasant sensation of irregular and/or forceful beating of the heart.
785.1 Excludes
Applies To
  • Awareness of heart beat
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 785.1 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM R00.2 Palpitations
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 785.1:
  • Abnormal, abnormality, abnormalities - see also Anomaly
    • pulsations in neck 785.1
  • Awareness of heart beat 785.1
  • Palpitation (heart) 785.1
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