Cardiology Coding Alert

Reader Question:
Dial Into I45.2 for Bifascicular Block

Question: What’s our ICD-10 coding option if the cardiologist documents a bifascicular block? New Hampshire Subscriber Answer: To report bifascicular block you should look to I45.2 (Bifascicular block). Bifascicular block defined: After the heart’s electrical impulse passes through the AV node (between the atria and ventricles), the impulse passes along the bundle of His, which divides into a right bundle [...]