Non-specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 403
Hypertensive chronic kidney disease
  • 2015
  • Non-Billable Code

  • There are 3 ICD-9-CM codes below 403 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
403 Includes
  • arteriolar nephritis
  • arteriosclerosis of:
    • kidney
    • renal arterioles
  • arteriosclerotic nephritis (chronic) (interstitial)
  • hypertensive:
    • nephropathy
    • renal failure
    • uremia (chronic)
  • nephrosclerosis
  • renal sclerosis with hypertension
  • any condition classifiable to 585 and 587 with any condition classifiable to 401
403 Excludes
  • acute kidney failure (584.5-584.9)
  • renal disease stated as not due to hypertension
  • renovascular hypertension (405.0-405.9 with fifth-digit 1)
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