ICD-10 Diagnosis Code I16.1

Hypertensive emergency

Diagnosis Code I16.1

ICD-10: I16.1
Short Description: Hypertensive emergency
Long Description: Hypertensive emergency
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code I16.1

Valid for Submission
The code I16.1 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

New 2017 ICD-10 Code
I16.1 is new to ICD-10 code set for the FY 2017, effective October 1, 2016.

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the circulatory system (I00–I99)
    • Hypertensive diseases (I10-I16)
      • Hypertensive crisis (I16)
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