ICD 9 CM Codes

427.5 Cardiac arrest
POA Exempt
Billable CodeICD-9-CM  427.5    is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
ICD-9-CM '427.5' 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.
GEMS
427.5 direcly converts to ICD-10-CM
ICD-10-CM I46.9 Cardiac arrest, cause unspecified
icd9cmvol2 index entry
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to '.427.5.'
Asystole (heart) (see also Arrest, cardiac)
cardiac
cardiac (see also Arrest, cardiac)
cardiorespiratory (see also Arrest, cardiac)
correct substance properly administered
heart (see also Arrest, cardiac)
standstill (see also Arrest, cardiac)
ventricular (see also Arrest, cardiac)
Applies To
Cardiorespiratory arrest
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 427.5 is one of thousands of ICD-9-CM codes used in healthcare. Although ICD-9-CM and CPT codes are largely numeric, they differ in that CPT codes describe medical procedures and services. Can't find a code? Start at the root of ICD-9-CM, check the 2015 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.