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What is the ICD-9 code for aortic stenosis?

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According to ICD-9 Data, the correct code for aortic stenosis is 424.1. This code is scheduled to be replaced with a new code on Oct. 1, 2015, when ICD-10 is put in place in the United States.

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According to ICD-9 Data, the code 424.1 can be used for aortic valve disorders as the primary diagnosis for patients. This medical code is sent to insurance companies to specify a diagnosis so that doctor's offices and hospitals are reimbursed by the insurance companies. The code 424.1 may also be used for aortic incompetence, aortic valve regurgitation or aortic valve sclerosis, states ICD-9 Data.

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