hypertension

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    Primary vs. Secondary Hypertension

    I have a cardiology office visit case wherein the Problem List in the medical documentation states, among many other conditions, "Hypertension, hard to control secondary to left ventricular noncomliance and aortic inelasticity." However, later on, in the assessment, it is stated, "Blood...
  2. R

    hypertension due to diabetes

    Hello- i'm trying without much luck to find any guidelines on how to code when a provider documents "hypertension due to diabetes" I know that DM and HTN do not have a causal relationship and there are no combination codes to link them together. One resource (see below) I found says you would...
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    Hypertension and Conditions in I51.4-I51.9

    Do hypertension and conditions in I51.4-I51.9 have a causal relationship or should they be linked by the provider? I am confused since the ICD-10-CM alpha index and tabular list "hypertension with heart involvement (conditions in I51.4-I51.9 due to hypertension) to report I11.9.
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    Hypertension with Cardiovascular disease I11.9

    Hello, I am not strong in cardio :). I am trying understand what constitutes the use of this code. If patient has ASHD, Arteriosclerosis, Cardiomyopathy with hypertension I am thinking that it is possible these can be tied in to the I11.9 if no heart failure. Can they? or not? Do you have...
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    Hypertension with Cardiovascular disease I11.9

    Hello, I am not strong in cardio :). I am trying understand what constitutes the use of this code. If patient has ASHD, Arteriosclerosis, Cardiomyopathy with hypertension I am thinking that it is possible these can be tied in to the I11.9 if no heart failure. Can they? or not? Do you have...
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    Wiki ICD10 For Essential hypertension of cerebral arteries

    Hi guys, Can somebody provide icd10cm code for cerebral arterial essential hypertension. As per book, it leads us like essential (primary) hypertension involving vessels of brain (I60 - I69). But it doesnot lead for hypertension in cerebral arteries, Codes under these goes for SAH...
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    Wiki pulmonary hypertension codes

    I find myself confused when coding echos with the pulmonary hypertension codes. When do I code secondary vs primary pulmonary hypertension?
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