Circulatory System

Making Assumptions About Hypertension and Heart Disease in ICD-10-CM
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Making Assumptions About Hypertension and Heart Disease in ICD-10-CM

If you understand the ICD-10-CM coding guidelines involving causal relationships and the word “with” in the Alphabetic Index of the ICD-10-CM coding manual, coding for hypertension and heart disease in ICD-10-CM should not be difficult. Question:  Patient has congestive heart failure due to hypertension. Assign the ICD-10-CM code(s). Answer: I11.0, I50.9 Hypertension and Heart Disease Hypertension…