Essential (primary) hypertension I10

The ICD10 code for the diagnosis "Essential (primary) hypertension" is "I10". I10 is a VALID/BILLABLE ICD10 code, i.e it is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

  • I10 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM I10 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of I10 - other international versions of ICD-10 I10 may differ.
Type 1 Excludes:
  • hypertensive disease complicating pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O10-O11, O13-O16)
Type 2 Excludes:
  • essential (primary) hypertension involving vessels of brain (I60-I69)
  • essential (primary) hypertension involving vessels of eye (H35.0-)
Includes:
  • high blood pressure
  • hypertension (arterial) (benign) (essential) (malignant) (primary) (systemic)

Codes: = Billable

  • I10 Essential (primary) hypertension

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.