2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I48.0

Paroxysmal atrial fibrillation

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • I48.0 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 I48.0 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of I48.0 - other international versions of ICD-10 I48.0 may differ.
The following code(s) above I48.0 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 I48.0:
  • 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
  • Atrial fibrillation
  • Atrial fibrillation with rapid ventricular response
  • Atrial fibrillation, chronic
  • Atrial fibrillation, paroxysmal
  • Chronic atrial fibrillation
Clinical Information
  • Sudden and episodic bouts of atrial fibrillation.
ICD-10-CM I48.0 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 I48.0 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 I48.0:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To I48.0
I46 Cardiac arrest
I46.2 Cardiac arrest due to underlying cardiac condition
I46.8 Cardiac arrest due to other underlying condition
I46.9 Cardiac arrest, cause unspecified
I47 Paroxysmal tachycardia
I47.0 Re-entry ventricular arrhythmia
I47.1 Supraventricular tachycardia
I47.2 Ventricular tachycardia
I47.9 Paroxysmal tachycardia, unspecified
I48 Atrial fibrillation and flutter
I48.0 Paroxysmal atrial fibrillation
I48.1 Persistent atrial fibrillation
I48.11 Longstanding persistent atrial fibrillation
I48.19 Other persistent atrial fibrillation
I48.2 Chronic atrial fibrillation
I48.20 …… unspecified
I48.21 Permanent atrial fibrillation
I48.3 Typical atrial flutter
I48.4 Atypical atrial flutter
I48.9 Unspecified atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter
I48.91 Unspecified atrial fibrillation

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