Secondary hypertension I15- >

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  • underlying condition
Type 1 Excludes
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A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes. It means "not coded here". A type 1 excludes note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as I15. A type 1 excludes note is for used for when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • postprocedural hypertension (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I97.3

    Postprocedural hypertension

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
Type 2 Excludes
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A type 2 excludes note represents "not included here". A type 2 excludes note indicates that the condition excluded is not part of the condition it is excluded from but a patient may have both conditions at the same time. When a type 2 excludes note appears under a code it is acceptable to use both the code (I15) and the excluded code together.
  • secondary hypertension involving vessels of brain (I60-I69
    ICD-10-CM Range I60-I69

    Cerebrovascular diseases

    Type 1 Excludes
    • traumatic intracranial hemorrhage (S06.-)
    Use Additional
    • code to identify presence of:
    • alcohol abuse and dependence (F10.-)
    • exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Z77.22)
    • history of tobacco dependence (Z87.891)
    • hypertension (I10-I16)
    • occupational exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Z57.31)
    • tobacco dependence (F17.-)
    • tobacco use (Z72.0)
    • I60 Nontraumatic subarachnoid hemorrhage
    • I61 Nontraumatic intracerebral hemorrhage
    • I62 Other and unspecified nontraumatic intra...
    • I63 Cerebral infarction
    • I65 Occlusion and stenosis of precerebral ar...
    • I66 Occlusion and stenosis of cerebral arter...
    • I67 Other cerebrovascular diseases
    • I68 Cerebrovascular disorders in diseases cl...
    • I69 Sequelae of cerebrovascular disease
  • secondary hypertension involving vessels of eye (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H35.0

    Background retinopathy and retinal vascular changes

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    • any associated hypertension (I10.-)
  • 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