Malignant Hypertension ICD 9 Code


Billable Medical Code for Malignant Hypertensive Heart Disease with Heart Failure

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 402.01

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 402.01.

The Short Description Is: Mal hypert hrt dis w hf.

Known As

Malignant hypertension is also known as hypertensive heart disease with heart failure, malignant hypertensive heart disease with congestive heart failure, and malignant hypertensive heart disease w CHF.

Malignant Hypertension Definition and Symptoms

Malignant hypertension is a sudden increase in blood pressure. This condition affects about 1% of people and can affect children and adults. Symptoms include chest pain, shortness of breath, headache, numbness in the arms or legs, nausea, anxiety, vomiting, and cough.