Icd 10 Code For Dka Type 1

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Coding Diabetes Mellitus In Icd-10-cm

The differences in the structure of the classification system between ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM are worth comparing in order to understand coding diabetes in ICD-10-CM. The table below compares categories and subcategories in the two systems for coding different types of diabetes mellitus: ICD-10-CM ICD-9-CM E08 Diabetes mellitus due to underlying condition E09 Drug or chemical induced diabetes mellitus E13 Other specified diabetes mellitus 249 Secondary diabetes mellitus E10 Type 1 diabetes mellitus E11 Type 2 diabetes mellitus 250 Diabetes mellitus O24 Diabetes mellitus in pregnancy, childbirth, and the puerperium 648.0 Diabetes mellitus complicating pregnancy, childbirth, and the puerperium P70.2 Neonatal diabetes mellitus 775.1 Neonatal diabetes melli Diabetes mellitus codes (DM) 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. As many codes as are needed to describe all of the associated complications that the patient has may be assigned from a particular category. Examples: E10.321 Type 1 diabetes mellitus with mild nonproliferative diabetic retinopathy with Continue reading >>

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  1. amsmith

    I understand that the guidelines state "uncontrolled" should be coded as hyperglycemia. What about the DKA type 2 portion? We have 2 opinions in our office and I am just looking for the correct way to code it.
    I suspect for my scenario E11.65, E11.69 and E87.2. Please help.
    There really should be an E11.1X...LOL!!
    Thank you,

  2. mitchellde

    Ketoacidosis is actually rare in a type 2 diabetic so that may be the reason for no specific code for it. So use the E11.69 with the E87.2

  3. amsmith

    Oddly, our physician's document it frequently. I will check with one of them to find out why we tend to have a higher volume.

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