Icd 10 code for persistent atrial fibrillation

I48.4 Atypical atrial flutter. I48.9 Unspecified atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter. I48.91 Unspecified atrial fibrillation. I48.92 Unspecified atrial flutter. Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.

FAQ icd 10 code for persistent atrial fibrillation

What is the ICD 10 code for atrial fibrillation?

I48.1 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of persistent atrial fibrillation. A ‘billable code’ is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

When should atrial fibrillation be verified as a complication?

Atrial fibrillation is very common in postoperative patients and should be verified as a complication before coding as such When multiple types of atrial fibrillation are documented in the record select the most specific type

What is atrial fibrillation (AFIB)?

Atrial fibrillation is an irregular heartbeat or arrhythmia sometimes called a quivering heart. This arrhythmia can cause a patient to develop blood clots, have a stroke, heart failure or other conditions. The heart rate is most often rapid and causes poor blood flow.

What are the treatments for atrial fibrillation that do not correct?

There are other treatments available such as electrical cardioversion, radiofrequency/catheter ablation, pacemakers and an open heart maze procedure for the atrial fibrillation that does not correct on its own or does not respond to the medications. How to code multiple documented types of atrial fibrillation?

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