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    Question How to code Hypertension urgency?

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    Does anyone know the correct code for Hypertension urgency?

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    My doc uses the same wording-I asked him exactly what he meant by 'urgency' and he said that it was equivalent to 'malignant' hypertension. You may want to check with your doc to see if he agrees.
    Liz H., CPC

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