AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS - 2018 Issue 3; Ask the Editor

Type 1.5 Diabetes Mellitus

A 14-year-old female patient was seen in the Diabetes Clinic for a follow-up visit. The provider documented “Combination type 1 and type 2, diabetes mellitus in poor control.” The provider was queried and confirmed both type 1 and type 2 diabetes. This condition is also called diabetes type 1.5. What is the correct diagnosis code assignment for diabetes 1.5? ...

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