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ICD-10-CM Code I48.2
Chronic atrial fibrillation

BILLABLE
Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

I48.2 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of chronic atrial fibrillation. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


The ICD code I48 is used to code Tachycardia

Tachycardia, also called tachyarrhythmia, is a heart rate that exceeds the normal resting rate. In general, a resting heart rate over 100 beats per minute is accepted as tachycardia in adults. Heart rates above the resting rate may be normal (such as with exercise) or abnormal (such as with electrical problems within the heart).

Specialty: Cardiology
MeSH Codes: D013610, D013610
ICD 9 Codes: 427, 785.0

ECG showing sinus tachycardia with a rate of about 100 beats per minute

Coding Notes for I48.2 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
Inclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
Permanent atrial fibrillation

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #308-310 - Cardiac arrhythmia and conduction disorders with MCC.
  • DRG Group #308-310 - Cardiac arrhythmia and conduction disorders with CC.
  • DRG Group #308-310 - Cardiac arrhythmia and conduction disorders without CC or MCC.
  • DRG Group #793 - Full term neonate with major problems.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Chronic atrial fibrillation (disorder)

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'I48.2 - Chronic atrial fibrillation'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code I48.2. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Atrial fibrillation (approximate match)

This is the official approximate match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that while there is no exact mapping between this ICD10 code I48.2 and a single ICD9 code, 427.31 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.


Parent Code: I48 - Atrial fibrillation and flutter

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/I482