Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 427.0
Paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Parox atrial tachycardia.
  • ICD-9-CM 427.0 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 427.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Atrial paroxysmal tachycardia
  • Atrial tachycardia, paroxysmal
  • Av junctional paroxysmal rapid heart rate
  • AV paroxysmal tachycardia
  • His bundle tachycardia
  • Junctional ectopic tachycardia
  • Junctional ectopic tachycardia (fast heart beat)
  • Junctional ectopic tachycardia, postoperative
  • Paroxysmal atrial tachycardia
  • Paroxysmal atrial tachycardia (heart beat disorder)
  • Paroxysmal junctional tachycardia
  • PAROXYSMAL SUPRAVENTRICULAR TACHYCARDIA
  • Postoperative His bundle tachycardia
  • Supraventricular tachycardia, paroxysmal
Clinical Information
  • An episodic form of atrial tachycardia, with abrupt onset and termination.
  • An episodic form of supraventricular tachycardia, with abrupt onset and termination.
Applies To
  • Paroxysmal tachycardia:
    • atrial [PAT]
    • atrioventricular [AV]
    • junctional
    • nodal
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 427.0 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM I47.1 Supraventricular tachycardia
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 427.0:
  • PAT (paroxysmal atrial tachycardia) 427.0
  • Tachycardia 785.0
    • junctional ectopic 427.0
    • paroxysmal 427.2
      • with sinus bradycardia 427.81
      • atrial (PAT) 427.0
        • psychogenic 316 [427.0]
      • atrioventricular (AV) 427.0
        • psychogenic 316 [427.0]
      • essential 427.2
      • junctional 427.0
      • nodal 427.0
      • psychogenic 316 [427.2]
      • supraventricular 427.0
        • psychogenic 316 [427.0]
      • ventricular 427.1
    • sustained 427.2
      • supraventricular 427.0
      • ventricular 427.1
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