Billable Medical Code for Atrial Flutter

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 427.32

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 427.32.

Known As

Atrial flutter is also known as atrial flutter, atrial flutter chronic, atrial flutter paroxysmal, chronic atrial flutter, and paroxysmal atrial flutter.

Atrial Flutter Definition and Symptoms

Atrial flutter is when there is an abnormality in the heart beat. These abnormalities are either in speed or the rhythm. This is caused by an issue in the heart’s electrical system. Symptoms include shortness of breath, pressure in the chest, lightheadedness, and fast heart rate.