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ICD-10-CM Code I12
Hypertensive chronic kidney disease

Non-Billable Code
Non-Billable means the code is not sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis. Use a child code to capture more detail.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

ICD Code I12 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the two child codes of I12 that describes the diagnosis 'hypertensive chronic kidney disease' in more detail.

The ICD code I12 is used to code Hypertension

Hypertension (HTN or HT), also known as high blood pressure, is a long term medical condition in which the blood pressure in the arteries is persistently elevated. Blood pressure is expressed by two measurements, the systolic and diastolic pressures, which are the maximum and minimum pressures, respectively, in the arterial system. The systolic pressure occurs when the left ventricle is most contracted; the diastolic pressure occurs when the left ventricle is most relaxed prior to the next contraction. Normal blood pressure at rest is within the range of 100–140 millimeters mercury (mmHg) systolic and 60–90 mmHg diastolic. Hypertension is present if the resting blood pressure is persistently at or above 140/90 mmHg for most adults; different numbers apply to children.

Specialty: Cardiology
MeSH Code: D006973
ICD 9 Code: 401

Automated arm blood pressure meter showing arterial hypertension (shown a systolic blood pressure 158 mmHg, diastolic blood pressure 99 mmHg and heart rate of 80 beats per minute)

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Coding Notes for I12 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Code Includes Notes:
Includes notes further define, or give examples of, conditions included in the section.
Any condition in See Code N18 and N26 - due to hypertension
Arteriosclerosis of kidney
Arteriosclerotic nephritis (chronic) (interstitial)
Hypertensive nephropathy
Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 Excludes
Type-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
Hypertension due to kidney disease (I15.0, I15.1) - instead, use code I15.0
Renovascular hypertension - instead, use code I15.0
Secondary hypertension - instead, use code I15.-
Code Type-2 Excludes:
Type-2 Excludes
Type-2 Excludes means the excluded conditions are different, although they may appear similar. A patient may have both conditions, but one does not include the other. Excludes 2 means "not coded here."
Acute kidney failure - instead, use code N17.-

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'I12 - Hypertensive chronic kidney disease'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code I12. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

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