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DM and Its Related Conditions -- New ICD-10 Direction

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Confused about new diabetes ICD-10 coding rules?

You're not alone.

The newly published direction to code as related any potential manifestation listed in the ICD-10 alphabetical index is a 180-degree turn from what diagnosis coders have done for years.

Code as Linked DM and Any Condition Listed Under "With" in Alpha Index

Beth Noyce

Tags diabetes, home care, Home Health, hospice, ICD-10

Physicians no longer need to confirm a link between diabetes and any condition that appears as a potential manifestation of diabetes in the ICD-10 Index below diabetes' subentry "with."