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Diabetic Neuropathy NOS

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    Default Diabetic Neuropathy NOS
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    If a clinician indicated DM2 uncontrolled and diabetic neuropathy, but does not specify the type of diabetic neuropathy, what code would you use? I have 250.62 for the diabetes, but not sure what to use for the neuropathy. The exam indicates decreased light touch sens lat plantar R foot. Would you use 357.2?
    Heather Winters, CPC, CFPC

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    San Juan
    Default Diabetic Neuropathy NOS
    Yes, you are right. 250.62, 357.2.

    Gabriel Rafael Aponte, MBA, RN, CPC, COC, CIC, CRC, CPMA, CCC, CHONC, CCS, CCS-P, CDIP

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    Diabetes Coding with “neuropathy” -
    DM with peripheral neuropathy codes to 250.6x and 357.2
    DM with peripheral autonomic neuropathy codes to 250.6x and 337.1

    If it is just a DM with peripheral neuropathy NOS - the proper code is 250.62 and 357.2.

    You got it!

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