Specific code 2009 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 642.22
Other pre-existing hypertension with delivery with postpartum complication
  • Short description: OLD HYPERTEN-DELIV W P/P.
  • ICD-9-CM 642.22 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 642.22 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2009 version of ICD-9-CM 642.22.
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Convert to ICD-10-CM: 642.22 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM O10.13 Pre-existing hypertensive heart disease complicating the puerperium
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