Hypertensive crisis I16- >

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  • any identified hypertensive disease (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I10

    Essential (primary) hypertension

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code Questionable As Admission Dx
    Includes
    • high blood pressure
    • hypertension (arterial) (benign) (essential) (malignant) (primary) (systemic)
    Type 1 Excludes
    • hypertensive disease complicating pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O10-O11, O13-O16)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • essential (primary) hypertension involving vessels of brain (I60-I69)
    • essential (primary) hypertension involving vessels of eye (H35.0-)
    I10
    -
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I15

    Secondary hypertension

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
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    • underlying condition
    Type 1 Excludes
    • postprocedural hypertension (I97.3)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • secondary hypertension involving vessels of brain (I60-I69)
    • secondary hypertension involving vessels of eye (H35.0-)
    I15
    )
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