Need help with a code-What is the code for

Gemini18

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What is the code for uncontrolled hyperglycemia in the setting of RLL pneumonia?

Pt has a history of HTN, DM, Asthma, CAD, S/P CABG and hyperlipidemia.
 

kllevine

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I believe that if the diabetic patient is hypoglycemic, it is 250.80 if diabetes II, not stated as uncontrolled. If it is hyperglycemic, it is 250.90.
 

Cynthia A

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What is the code for uncontrolled hyperglycemia in the setting of RLL pneumonia?

Pt has a history of HTN, DM, Asthma, CAD, S/P CABG and hyperlipidemia.
Since it is stated as uncontrolled and does not give a type 1 or 2 it automatically defaults to type 2. i would code it as a 250.02......
 

rajalakshmir

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i would code it as 250.02 since diabetes with hyperglycemia leads code to diabetes,by type ,with 5th digit for con/uncont in book
 
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