By: Chris Woolstenhulme, QCC, CMCS, CPC, CMRS Published: March 3rd, 2017
Diabetes mellitus is a significant complicating factor in pregnancy. Pregnant women who are diabetic should first be assigned a code from category O24 (diabetes mellitus in pregnancy, childbirth, and the puerperium) followed by the appropriate diabetes code(s) (E08-E13) from Chapter 4.
Diabetes mellitus due to underlying condition:
with proliferative diabetic retinopathy without macular edema
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