We use 785.9, which is a bruit code, but it also describes prominent pulses and/or other cardiovascular Sx.
Hope this helps! Good luck when Sandy comes blowing by you in a couple days!  :-D

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From: UVM Flownet [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Siegel, Jack I
Sent: Thursday, October 25, 2012 8:54 AM
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Subject: Re: SAAVE ACT and ICD 9 Code

Here is a question for the peanut gallery...

What is the appropriate ICD 9 code for performing an abdominal aortic aneurysm screening as part of the "SCREENING ABDOMINAL AORTIC ANEURYSMS VERY EFFICIENTLY ACT"?

Jack I. Siegel, BA, RVT
Vascular Lab Supervisor
Heart and Vascular Services
Medical University of South Carolina
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