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What is the ICD 10 code for hypotension ?


When the physician simply documents “hypotension” then your code selection would be I95.9 (Hypotension, unspecified). So, what is the ICD 10 code for hypotension ? It’s not that simple, with this article we will help you understand the different ICD 10 codes you can use to correctly code hypotension. Blood pressure is the force blood applies against the wall of your blood vessels during the...

Creation and structure of ICD 10 CM CODES


International Classification of Diseases-Tenth Revision-Clin­ical Modification (ICD-10-CM) was endorsed by the 43rd World Health Assembly in May 1990 and came into use in World Health Organization (WHO) Member States in 1994. The United States is a member of WHO. The classification is the latest in a series, which has its origins in the 1850s. The first edition, known as the International List of...

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