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    Question Hypertensive Urgency

    Can anyone please tell me what ICD-9 code to use for hypertensive urgency? I have used the 401.9 in the past but this just does not seem right. Thanks for any help.

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    Default hypertensive urgency

    Just found this post when I was looking up the same thing. I think the link below will help. It explained it well for me.

    Rose R
    http://www.fortherecordmag.com/archi...32006p44.shtml
    Last edited by caitlinguinn; 11-12-2010 at 10:37 AM. Reason: added link

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