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.
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.