Valid for Submission
I48.11 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of longstanding persistent atrial fibrillation. The code I48.11 is valid during the fiscal year 2021 from October 01, 2020 through September 30, 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.
The ICD-10-CM code I48.11 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like longstanding persistent atrial fibrillation or persistent atrial fibrillation.
The code I48.11 is linked to some Quality Measures as part of Medicare's Quality Payment Program (QPP). When this code is used as part of a patient's medical record the following Quality Measures might apply: Atrial Fibrillation And Atrial Flutter: Chronic Anticoagulation Therapy.
Index to Diseases and Injuries
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 I48.11 are found in the index:
The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:
- Longstanding persistent atrial fibrillation
- Persistent atrial fibrillation
Diagnostic Related Groups - MS-DRG Mapping
I4811 replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):
Quality Payment Program Measures
When code I48.11 is part of the patient's diagnoses the following Quality Measures apply and affect reimbursement. The objective of Medicare's Quality Measures is to improve patient care by making it more: effective, safe, efficient, patient-centered and equitable.
|Quality Measure||Description||Quality Domain||Measure Type||High Priority||Submission Methods|
|Atrial Fibrillation and Atrial Flutter: Chronic Anticoagulation Therapy||Percentage of patients aged 18 years and older with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation (AF) or atrial flutter who were prescribed warfarin OR another FDA-approved oral anticoagulant drug for the prevention of thromboembolism during the measurement period.||Effective Clinical Care||Process||NO||Claims, Registry|