Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 786.04
Cheyne-Stokes respiration
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 786.04 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 786.04 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 786.04 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM R06.3 Periodic breathing
Approximate Synonyms
  • Cheyne Stokes breathing
  • Cheyne Stokes respiration
Clinical Information
  • An abnormal pattern of breathing characterized by alternating periods of apnea and deep, rapid breathing. The cycle begins with slow, shallow breaths that gradually increase in depth and rate and is then followed by a period of apnea. The period of apnea can last 5 to 30 seconds, then the cycle repeats every 45 seconds to 3 minutes
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 786.04:
  • Cheyne-Stokes respiration (periodic) 786.04
  • Respiration
    • Cheyne-Stokes (periodic respiration) 786.04
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