Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 427.31
Atrial fibrillation
  • ICD-9-CM 427.31 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 427.31 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
  • You are viewing the 2011 version of ICD-9-CM 427.31.
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Convert to ICD-10-CM: 427.31 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM I48.91 Unspecified atrial fibrillation
Approximate Synonyms
  • Atrial fibrillation w rapid ventricular response
  • Atrial fibrillation with rapid ventricular response
  • Atrial fibrillation, chronic
  • Atrial fibrillation, paroxysmal
  • Atrial fibrillation, permanent
  • Chronic atrial fibrillation
  • Paroxysmal atrial fibrillation
  • Permanent atrial fibrillation
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 427.31:
  • Fibrillation
    • atrial (established) (paroxysmal) 427.31
    • auricular (atrial) (established) 427.31
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