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    Default steroid-induced hyperglycemia

    Does anyone know of the proper diagnosis code(s) for steroid-induced hyperglycemia?

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    was it due to an adverse reaction or to improper dosing?

    Debra A. Mitchell, MSPH, CPC-H

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    An adverse reaction.

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    If it is documented as hyperglycemia the you code
    790.29
    E932.0
    If it is documented as diabetes then code
    249.00
    E932.0

    Debra A. Mitchell, MSPH, CPC-H

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    Thanks much

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