Icd-10 code afib


Codes. I48 Atrial fibrillation and flutter. I48.0 Paroxysmal atrial fibrillation. I48.1 Persistent atrial fibrillation. I48.11 Longstanding persistent atrial fibrillation. I48.19 Other persistent atrial fibrillation. I48.2 Chronic atrial fibrillation. I48.20 …… unspecified. I48.21 Permanent atrial fibrillation.

FAQ icd-10 code afib

What are the ICD-10 codes for atrial fibrillation (AFIB)?

Effective October 1, 2019, there are two new ICD-10 codes for atrial fibrillation specified as “chronic” or “permanent”. Previously non-CCs, these are now CCs. “Chronic” atrial fibrillation (I48.20) is a new code that is a non-specific term indicating that atrial fibrillation of any type has been present for more than three months.

What is the ICD 10 code for AFIB with rapid ventricular response?

Physician has prescribed anticoagulants to manage Afib further. ICD-10 codes for this scenario would be: I48.91 – Atrial fibrillation unspecified. E78.00 – High cholesterol. I10 – Hypertension. Note: Afib with rapid ventricular response (RVR) should be coded as unspecified afib. Afib ICD 10 Example 2

What is the code for cardioversion for atrial fibrillation?

Cardioversion for these patients is no longer indicated, cannot be performed, or will not be performed. The record must identify the condition as permanent, or the code for chronic, unspecified (I48.20) should be reported. Unspecified atrial fibrillation – reported when the documentation does not identify the specific type of atrial fibrillation

What is atrial fibrillation (AFIB)?

Atrial fibrillation is an abnormal heart rhythm. In atrial fibrillation, the atria do not contract normally. Instead they ‘quiver’ and blood is not pushed down into the ventricles as it should be. In atrial fibrillation, the beat is irregular.

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Medical classification
Atrial Fibrillation (Medical Condition)A disease of the heart characterised by irregular and often faster heartbeat.

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