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Cardiology Coding Alert

Reader Question:
Count on These ICD-10 Codes for Atrial Flutter

Question: The cardiologist documented a typical atrial flutter. Which ICD-10 code should we report? Nebraska Subscriber Answer: For a typical atrial flutter, you should report I48.3 (Typical atrial flutter). Don’t miss: If the cardiologist had documented an atypical atrial flutter, you should instead report I48.4 (Atypical atrial flutter). And if the type of flutter was unspecified, then you should report [...]