2017/18 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I16

Hypertensive crisis

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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
    Code Also
    • 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
    )
The following code(s) above I16 contain annotation back-references
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that may be applicable to I16:
  • I00-I99
    2018 ICD-10-CM Range I00-I99

    Diseases of the circulatory system

    Type 2 Excludes
    • certain conditions originating in the perinatal period (P04-P96)
    • certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
    • complications of pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O00-O9A)
    • congenital malformations, deformations, and chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
    • endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E88)
    • injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00-T88)
    • neoplasms (C00-D49)
    • symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00-R94)
    • systemic connective tissue disorders (M30-M36)
    • transient cerebral ischemic attacks and related syndromes (G45.-)
    Diseases of the circulatory system
  • I10-I16
    2018 ICD-10-CM Range I10-I16

    Hypertensive diseases

    Type 1 Excludes
    • neonatal hypertension (P29.2)
    • primary pulmonary hypertension (I27.0)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • hypertensive disease complicating pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O10-O11, O13-O16)
    Use Additional
    • code to identify:
    • exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Z77.22)
    • history of tobacco dependence (Z87.891)
    • occupational exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Z57.31)
    • tobacco dependence (F17.-)
    • tobacco use (Z72.0)
    Hypertensive diseases
Code History
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To I16
I13.1 Hypertensive heart and chronic kidney disease without heart failure
I13.10 …… with stage 1 through stage 4 chronic kidney disease, or unspecified chronic kidney disease
I13.11 …… with stage 5 chronic kidney disease, or end stage renal disease
I13.2 Hypertensive heart and chronic kidney disease with heart failure and with stage 5 chronic kidney disease, or end stage renal disease
I15 Secondary hypertension
I15.0 Renovascular hypertension
I15.1 Hypertension secondary to other renal disorders
I15.2 Hypertension secondary to endocrine disorders
I15.8 Other secondary hypertension
I15.9 Secondary hypertension, unspecified
I16 Hypertensive crisis
I16.0 Hypertensive urgency
I16.1 Hypertensive emergency
I16.9 Hypertensive crisis, unspecified
I20 Angina pectoris
I20.0 Unstable angina
I20.1 Angina pectoris with documented spasm
I20.8 Other forms of angina pectoris
I20.9 Angina pectoris, unspecified
I21 Acute myocardial infarction
I21.0 ST elevation (STEMI) myocardial infarction of anterior wall

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