2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I44.2

Atrioventricular block, complete

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • I44.2 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM I44.2 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of I44.2 - other international versions of ICD-10 I44.2 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Complete heart block NOS
  • Third degree block
The following code(s) above I44.2 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
In this context, annotation back-references refer to codes that contain:
  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to I44.2:
  • I00-I99
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range I00-I99

    Diseases of the circulatory system

    Type 2 Excludes
    • certain conditions originating in the perinatal period (P04-P96)
    • certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
    • complications of pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O00-O9A)
    • congenital malformations, deformations, and chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
    • endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E88)
    • injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00-T88)
    • neoplasms (C00-D49)
    • symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00-R94)
    • systemic connective tissue disorders (M30-M36)
    • transient cerebral ischemic attacks and related syndromes (G45.-)
    Diseases of the circulatory system
Approximate Synonyms
  • Av block 3rd degree, complication of av nodal ablation
  • Complete atrioventricular block
  • Complete atrioventricular block (heart beat disorder)
  • Complete atrioventricular block as complication of atrioventricular nodal ablation
  • Complete atrioventricular block due to atrioventricular nodal ablation
  • Complete av block due to av nodal ablation
Clinical Information
  • A cardiac rhythm characterized by independent atrial and ventricular complexes with the atrial rate exceeding ventricular rate and complete failure of atrial impulses to conduct to the ventricle.
  • A disorder characterized by a dysrhythmia with complete failure of atrial electrical impulse conduction through the av node to the ventricles.
  • Complete failure of atrial electrical impulse conduction through the av node to the ventricles.
ICD-10-CM I44.2 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 308 Cardiac arrhythmia and conduction disorders with mcc
  • 309 Cardiac arrhythmia and conduction disorders with cc
  • 310 Cardiac arrhythmia and conduction disorders without cc/mcc
  • 791 Prematurity with major problems
  • 793 Full term neonate with major problems

Convert I44.2 to ICD-9-CM

Code History
  • 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to I44.2:
  • Block, blocked
    • atrioventricular (incomplete) (partial) I44.30
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I44.30

      Unspecified atrioventricular block

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      • complete I44.2
      • with atrioventricular dissociation I44.2
      • third degree I44.2
    • conduction I45.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I45.9

      Conduction disorder, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Heart block NOS
      • Stokes-Adams syndrome
      • complete I44.2
    • heart I45.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I45.9

      Conduction disorder, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Heart block NOS
      • Stokes-Adams syndrome
      • complete I44.2 (atrioventricular)
      • third degree I44.2 (atrioventricular)
    • third degree I44.2
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • Lenegre's I44.2
    • Lev's I44.2 (acquired complete heart block)
  • Dissociation
    • auriculoventricular or atrioventricular (AV) (any degree) (isorhythmic) I45.89
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I45.89

      Other specified conduction disorders

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Atrioventricular [AV] dissociation
      • Interference dissociation
      • Isorhythmic dissociation
      • Nonparoxysmal AV nodal tachycardia
      • with heart block I44.2
  • Lenegre's disease I44.2
  • Lev's disease or syndrome I44.2 (acquired complete heart block)
  • Rhythm
    • idioventricular I44.2
  • Rytand-Lipsitch syndrome I44.2
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • Lev's I44.2
    • Rytand-Lipsitch I44.2

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To I44.2
I42.4 Endocardial fibroelastosis
I42.5 Other restrictive cardiomyopathy
I42.6 Alcoholic cardiomyopathy
I42.7 Cardiomyopathy due to drug and external agent
I42.8 Other cardiomyopathies
I42.9 Cardiomyopathy, unspecified
I43 Cardiomyopathy in diseases classified elsewhere
I44 Atrioventricular and left bundle-branch block
I44.0 Atrioventricular block, first degree
I44.1 Atrioventricular block, second degree
I44.2 Atrioventricular block, complete
I44.3 Other and unspecified atrioventricular block
I44.30 Unspecified atrioventricular block
I44.39 Other atrioventricular block
I44.4 Left anterior fascicular block
I44.5 Left posterior fascicular block
I44.6 Other and unspecified fascicular block
I44.60 Unspecified fascicular block
I44.69 Other fascicular block
I44.7 Left bundle-branch block, unspecified
I45 Other conduction disorders

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.