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Systemic htn secondary to renal disease

  1. Default Systemic htn secondary to renal disease
    Medical Coding Books
    I always confuse coding 'secondaries'

    code for "systemic htn secondary to renal disease"?


  2. Default HTN secondary to renal disease

    The ICD code for HTN seconary to renal disease should be 405.99,593.9.

    Niveditha Antoniraj,CPC-A

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    anyone else have an opinion on this? i've asked a couple of co-workers and we disagree.


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    Milwaukee WI
    Default ICD9 guidelines
    To quote from 2009 ICD-9 Coding Guidelines, Chapter 7; a. Hypertension;
    7) Hypertension, secondary: Two codes are required: one to identify the underlying etiology and one from category 405 to identify the hypertension. Sequencing of codes is determined by the reason for admission/encounter.

    F Tessa Bartels, CPC CPC-E/M

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