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Hypertensive Urgency

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    What is the ICD code for hypertensive urgency?


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    It depends on what the Dr ment by urgency. If he did further testing or treatment for hypertension then I would use 401.0 hypertension malignant. If he only ment to document the hypertension then I would use 401.9.

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