Appendix A.1.

ICD-9-CM codes used to identify CKDa

Diagnosis CodeDescription
585Chronic renal failure
588Disorders resulting from impaired renal function
584Acute renal failure
403.x1Hypertensive renal disease with renal failure
586Renal failure, unspecified
250.4Diabetes with renal manifestations
591Hydronephrosis
189.0Malignant neoplasm of kidney
583Nephritis and nephropathy, not specified as acute or chronic
440.1Atherosclerosis of renal artery
581Nephrotic syndrome
582Chronic glomerulonephritis
794.4Abnormal renal function tests
404.x3Hypertensive heart and renal disease with heart and renal failure
404.x2Hypertensive heart and renal disease with renal failure
753.12Polycystic kidney disease, unspecified
587Renal sclerosis
753.13Polycystic kidney disease, autosomal dominant
236.91Neoplasm of uncertain behavior, kidney
753.2Obstructive defects of renal pelvis and ureter
580Acute glomerulonephritis
283.11Hemolytic-uremic syndrome
274.1Gouty nephropathy
223.0Benign neoplasm of kidney
753.14Polycystic kidney disease, autosomal recessive
189.9Malignant neoplasm of urinary organ
442.1Aneurysm of renal artery
572.4Hepatorenal syndrome
271.4Renal glycosuria
447.3Hyperplasia of renal artery
753.16Medullary cystic kidney
753.19Other specified cystic kidney disease
753.15Renal dysplasia
646.2Unspecified renal disease in pregnancy
753.17Medullary sponge kidney
016.0Tuberculosis of kidney
642.1Hypertension secondary to renal disease complicating childbirth
095.4Syphilis of kidney
  • a Sorted from most to least frequent prevalence in the 2004 Medicare 5% sample. The first six codes account for 90% of all CKD codes found.