What Is The Icd 10 Code For Diabetes Type 2?

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Icd-10 Training: Coding For Diabetes

In order to understand diabetes coding in ICD-10, it’s worth making a comparison of the structural differences between ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM. Diabetes mellitus (DM) codes in ICD-10-CM are combination codes that include the type of DM, the body system affected, and the complication affecting that body system as part of the code description. Subcategory levels first specify the type of complication by system, such as diabetes with kidney complications, ophthalmic complications, neurological complications, and circulatory complications. The subclassification level then describes the particular manifestation. For example: E11.3: Type 2 diabetes mellitus with ophthalmic complications. E11.32: Type 2 diabetes mellitus with mild nonproliferative diabetic retinopathy. E11.321: Type 2 diabetes mellitus with mild nonproliferative diabetic retinopathy with macular edema. E11.329: Type 2 diabetes mellitus with mild nonproliferative diabetic retinopathy without macular edema. A subcategory for diabetes mellitus with other specified complications is also provided that includes codes for DM with diabetic neuropathic arthropathy, diabetic dermatitis, foot ulcer, other skin ulcer, periodontal di Continue reading >>

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  1. georgeth

    AAPC Community Wiki: ICD-10 Uncontrolled DM TYPE 2 Wih Neuropathy

    Code: E11.21
    Code Name: ICD-10 Code for Type 2 diabetes mellitus with diabetic nephropathy
    Block: Diabetes mellitus (E08-E13)
    Details: Type 2 diabetes mellitus with diabetic nephropathy
    Type 2 diabetes mellitus with intercapillary glomerulosclerosis
    Type 2 diabetes mellitus with intracapillary glomerulonephrosis
    Type 2 diabetes mellitus with Kimmelstiel-Wilson disease
    Use additional code to identify control using:insulin (Z79.4)
    oral antidiabetic drugs (Z79.84)
    oral hypoglycemic drugs (Z79.84)
    Includes: diabetes (mellitus) due to insulin secretory defect
    diabetes NOS
    insulin resistant diabetes (mellitus)
    Excludes1: diabetes mellitus due to underlying condition (E08.-)
    drug or chemical induced diabetes mellitus (E09.-)
    gestational diabetes (O24.4-)
    neonatal diabetes mellitus (P70.2)
    postpancreatectomy diabetes mellitus (E13.-)
    postprocedural diabetes mellitus (E13.-)
    secondary diabetes mellitus NEC (E13.-)
    type 1 diabetes mellitus (E10.-)
    Guidelines: Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E89)
    Excludes 1:transitory endocrine and metabolic disorders specific to newborn (P70-P74)
    Note: All neoplasms, whether functionally active or not, are classified in Chapter 2. Appropriate codes in this chapter (i.e. E05.8, E07.0, E16-E31, E34.-) may be used as additional codes to indicate either functional activity by neoplasms and ectopic endocrine tissue or hyperfunction and hypofunction of endocrine glands associated with neoplasms and other conditions classified elsewhere.
    For more details on E11.21, ICD-10 Code for Type 2 diabetes mellitus with diabetic nephropathy , visit: https://coder.aapc.com/icd-10-codes/

  2. second to none

    Hi ICD-10 Coders,
    How you will code in icd-10 DM type 2 with diabetic Neuropathy uncontrolled? I coded as E11.40 for diabetic neuropaty and E11.65 for uncontrolled Diabetes. Is this correct? or do I have to use only E11.40? I know that in ICD-10 we do not have Uncontrolled anymore but the provider documented because the patient Blood Sugar was High. He did not say anything about hypergycemia.

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