Specific code 2010 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 642.20
Other pre-existing hypertension complicating pregnancy childbirth and the puerperium unspecified as to episode of care
  • Short description: Old hyperten preg-unspec.
  • ICD-9-CM 642.20 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 642.20 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2010 version of ICD-9-CM 642.20.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 642.20: 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • HTN in pregnancy, chronic
  • Hypertension in pregnancy, chronic
  • Hypertensive renal disease complicating AND/OR reason for care during puerperium
  • Preexisting hypertension from chronic kidney disease, after childbirth
  • Pre-existing hypertension in obstetric context
  • Preexisting hypertensive CKD, postpartum
  • Preexisting hypertensive heart and chronic kidney disease in postpartum
  • Preexisting hypertensive heart and chronic kidney disease, postpartum (after childbirth)
  • Preexisting hypertensive heart and CKD, postpartum
  • Preexisting hypertensive heart disease, postpartum
  • Preexisting hypertensive heart disease, postpartum (after childbirth)
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 642.20 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM O10.119 Pre-existing hypertensive heart disease complicating pregnancy, unspecified trimester
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM O10.219 Pre-existing hypertensive chronic kidney disease complicating pregnancy, unspecified trimester
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM O10.319 Pre-existing hypertensive heart and chronic kidney disease complicating pregnancy, unspecified trimester
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM O11.9 Pre-existing hypertension with pre-eclampsia, unspecified trimester
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