Is using O99.283 AND O24.415 necessary/redundant?

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O99.283 endocrine complicating pregnancy
o24.415 gestational diabetes mellitus in pregnancy controlled by oral hypoglycemic drugs
 

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It is redundant if the gestational diabetes is the only endocrine problem documented. You will notice there is an excludes 2 note for the O24 codes, meaning you would code both IF the documentation supported the gestational diabetes and another endocrine issue.
 
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