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new coder needs ICD9 opinion - What is a dx for hypertensive

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    What is a dx for hypertensive diastolic blood pressure response to exercise? Any help is apprectiated. Thanks.

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    Default Hypertension due to Exercise
    There is not a specific HTN code for what you are asking. Here is my suggestion. Use 401.9 for the HTN itself. Then follow it with the E codes of E927.2 and an E code either from category E009 or E010. The second E code will depend on the type of exercise program it was.

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    For hypertension use 401.9.

    Nalini CPC

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