Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 249.90
Secondary diabetes mellitus with unspecified complication, not stated as uncontrolled, or unspecified
  • Short description: Sec DM unsp nt st uncon.
  • ICD-9-CM 249.90 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 249.90 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
  • You are viewing the 2012 version of ICD-9-CM 249.90.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 249.90: 2013 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 249.90 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM E08.8 Diabetes mellitus due to underlying condition with unspecified complications
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM E09.8 Drug or chemical induced diabetes mellitus with unspecified complications
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM E13.8 Other specified diabetes mellitus with unspecified complications
Approximate Synonyms
  • Complication due to secondary diabetes mellitus
  • Drug induced diabetes mellitus with complications
  • Drug induced diabetes with unspecified complication
  • Drug induced DM w unspecified complication
  • Malnutrition-related diabetes mellitus with multiple complications
  • Posttransplant diabetes mellitus
  • Secondary diabetes
  • Secondary DM w unspecified complication
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