diabetes mellitus with coincident hypertension

surajdk

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If Diabetes mellitus with coincident hypertension is mention, which code we can take? E11.59 or E11.9
 

thomas7331

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'Coincident' means the same as co-existing, which does not imply a causal relationship, so E11.9 would be correct.
 
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