Billable Medical Code for Atrial Fibrillation
Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 427.31
Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 427.31.
AFIB is also known as atrial fibrillation, atrial fibrillation w rapid ventricular response, atrial fibrillation with ventricular response, atrial fibrillation chronic, atrial fibrillation paroxysmal, chronic atrial fibrillation, and paroxysmal atrial fibrillation.
AFIB Definition and Symptoms
AFIB or atrial fibrillation is a type of abnormal heartbeat that is very common. The heartbeat is irregular and often rapid, this causes poor blood flow to the body. Symptoms include confusion, shortness of breath, weakness, decreased blood pressure, heart palpitations, and chest pain.