ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Apr 24, 2019

See: Ventricular fibrillation and flutter

  ICD-10 Code for Ventricular fibrillation I49.01

I49.01 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

I49.01 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 9 Diseases of the circulatory system (I00-I99)
Section I30-I52 Other forms of heart disease (I30-I52)
Category I49 Other cardiac arrhythmias

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
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Related Terms to “Ventricular fibrillation”

  • Fibrillation
    • ventricular - I49.01
See the ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to I49.01 Ventricular fibrillation

When ICD 10 was implemented on October 1, 2015, it did not affect physicians', outpatient facilities', and hospital outpatient departments' use of CPT codes on Medicare Fee-For-Service claims. Providers should continue to use CPT codes to report these services.