Non-specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 249.4
Secondary diabetes mellitus with renal manifestations
  • Non-Billable Code
  • There are 2 ICD-9-CM codes below 249.4 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
Use Additional
  • Use additional code to identify manifestation, as:
    • chronic kidney disease (585.1-585.9)
    • diabetic nephropathy NOS (583.81)
    • diabetic nephrosis (581.81)
    • intercapillary glomerulosclerosis (581.81)
    • Kimmelstiel-Wilson syndrome (581.81)
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