I44.0 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of atrioventricular block, first degree. The code I44.0 is valid during the fiscal year 2022 from October 01, 2021 through September 30, 2022 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.
The ICD-10-CM code I44.0 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like first degree atrioventricular block or partial atrioventricular block.
Entries in the Index to Diseases and Injuries with references to I44.0
The Index to Diseases and Injuries is an alphabetical listing of medical terms, with each term mapped to one or more ICD-10 code(s). The following references for the code I44.0 are found in the index:
- - Block, blocked
The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:
- First degree atrioventricular block
- Partial atrioventricular block
Diagnostic Related Groups - MS-DRG Mapping
|MS-DRG||MS-DRG Title||MCD||Relative Weight|
|308||CARDIAC ARRHYTHMIA AND CONDUCTION DISORDERS WITH MCC||05||1.1993|
|309||CARDIAC ARRHYTHMIA AND CONDUCTION DISORDERS WITH CC||05||0.7494|
|310||CARDIAC ARRHYTHMIA AND CONDUCTION DISORDERS WITHOUT CC/MCC||05||0.5584|
The relative weight of a diagnostic related group determines the reimbursement rate based on the severity of a patient's illness and the associated cost of care during hospitalization.
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Information for Patients
An arrhythmia is a problem with the rate or rhythm of your heartbeat. It means that your heart beats too quickly, too slowly, or with an irregular pattern. When the heart beats faster than normal, it is called tachycardia. When the heart beats too slowly, it is called bradycardia. The most common type of arrhythmia is atrial fibrillation, which causes an irregular and fast heart beat.
Many factors can affect your heart's rhythm, such as having had a heart attack, smoking, congenital heart defects, and stress. Some substances or medicines may also cause arrhythmias.
Symptoms of arrhythmias include
- Fast or slow heart beat
- Skipping beats
- Lightheadedness or dizziness
- Chest pain
- Shortness of breath
Your doctor can run tests to find out if you have an arrhythmia. Treatment to restore a normal heart rhythm may include medicines, an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) or pacemaker, or sometimes surgery.
NIH: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
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|ICD Code||Description||Valid for Submission|
|I44||Atrioventricular and left bundle-branch block||NON-BILLABLE CODE|
|I44.1||Atrioventricular block, second degree||BILLABLE CODE|
|I44.2||Atrioventricular block, complete||BILLABLE CODE|
|I44.3||Other and unspecified atrioventricular block||NON-BILLABLE CODE|
|I44.30||Unspecified atrioventricular block||BILLABLE CODE|
|I44.39||Other atrioventricular block||BILLABLE CODE|
|I44.4||Left anterior fascicular block||BILLABLE CODE|
|I44.5||Left posterior fascicular block||BILLABLE CODE|
|I44.6||Other and unspecified fascicular block||NON-BILLABLE CODE|
|I44.60||Unspecified fascicular block||BILLABLE CODE|
|I44.69||Other fascicular block||BILLABLE CODE|
|I44.7||Left bundle-branch block, unspecified||BILLABLE CODE|