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ICD-10-CM Code I95.1
Orthostatic hypotension

Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

I95.1 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of orthostatic hypotension. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

The ICD code I951 is used to code Orthostatic hypotension

Orthostatic hypotension, also known as postural hypotension, orthostasis, and colloquially as head rush or dizzy spell, is a form of low blood pressure in which a person's blood pressure falls when suddenly standing up or stretching. In medical terms, it is defined as a fall in systolic blood pressure of at least 20 mm Hg or diastolic blood pressure of at least 10 mm Hg when a person assumes a standing position.

Specialty: Cardiology
MeSH Code: D007024
ICD 9 Code: 458.0
Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for I95.1 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
Inclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
Hypotension, postural
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."
Neurogenic orthostatic hypotension [Shy-Drager] - instead, use code G90.3
Orthostatic hypotension due to drugs - instead, use code I95.2

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #312 - Syncope and collapse.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Hyperadrenergic postural hypotension (disorder)
  • Hypoadrenergic postural hypotension (disorder)

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'I95.1 - Orthostatic hypotension'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code I95.1. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Orthostatic hypotension (exact match)

This is the official exact match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that in all cases where the ICD9 code 458.0 was previously used, I95.1 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.

Parent Code: I95 - Hypotension

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