What is the ICD-9 code for obstructive sleep apnea, or OSA?


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The ICD-9 code for obstructive sleep apnea is 327.23, according to ICD9Data. Obstructive sleep apnea refers to a condition where an upper-airway obstruction occurs during sleep.

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ICD-9 codes refer to the codes in the ninth edition of the International Classification of Diseases as used in the United States for billing and coding, according to MDHealth Resource. Other ICD-9 codes that refer to code 327.23 include those for apnea, sleep, hypersomnia, hypsomnia, insomnia and sleep disturbances, according to ICD9Data. Conditions that are related to obstructive sleep apnea include hypercapnia, hypoxia, arrhythmias, obesity, neuromuscular diseases, acromegaly, adenotonsilar dystrophy, myxedema, myotonic dystrophy and micrognathia.

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