I11.9 VS I51.7

Good afternoon list,

could someone give me some clarification on these two codes? and please
correct me if i am wrong.

left ventricular hypertrophy(LVH) = I51.7

hypertensive heart disease= I11.9

my Dr wants to use I11.9 for LVH.

any thoughts?


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Sarah Tupper, CMC
Billing Supervisor
Mohawk Valley Cardiology, PC
1676 Sunset Ave, 1st Floor
Utica, NY 13502
P: 315-624-8146
F: 315-624-8128
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