Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 362.01
Background diabetic retinopathy
  • Billable Code
  • Manifestation Code
  • Short description: Diabetic retinopathy NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 362.01 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 362.01 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Diabetes type 1 retinal edema
  • Diabetes type 1 with macular edema and retinopathy
  • Diabetes type 1 with retinopathy
  • Diabetes type 2 with macular edema and retinopathy
  • Diabetes type 2 with retinal edema
  • Diabetes type 2 with retinopathy
  • Diabetic retinopathy associated with type I diabetes mellitus
  • Diabetic retinopathy associated with type II diabetes mellitus
  • Diabetic retinopathy due to secondary diabetes mellitus
  • Diabetic retinopathy with macular edema due to drug induced diabetes mellitus
  • Diabetic retinopathy without macular edema due to drug induced diabetes mellitus
  • DM 1 w diabetic retinal edema
  • DM 1 W diabetic retinopathy
  • DM 1 w diabetic retinopathy w macular edema
  • DM 1 w nonproliferative diabetic retinopathy
  • DM 2 W diabetic background retinopathy
  • DM 2 w diabetic retinal edema
  • DM 2 W diabetic retinopathy
  • DM 2 w diabetic retinopathy w macular edema
  • Drug induced diabetes with diabetic retinopathy
  • Drug induced diabetes with macular edema
  • Drug induced DM w diabetic retinopathy
  • Drug induced DM w diabetic retinopathy w macular edema
  • Macular edema and retinopathy due to type 1 diabetes mellitus
  • Macular edema and retinopathy due to type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • Nonproliferative diabetic retinopathy associated with Type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • Nonproliferative retinopathy due to type 1 diabetes mellitus
  • Retinal edema due to type 1 diabetes mellitus
  • Retinal edema due to type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • Retinopathy with macular edema due to secondary diabetes mellitus
  • Secondary diabetes with retinopathy
  • Secondary diabetes with retinopathy with macular edema
  • Secondary DM w diabetic retinopathy
  • Secondary DM w diabetic retinopathy w macular edema
Clinical Information
  • Retinal changes occurring in diabetes mellitus, marked by microaneurysms, exudates, and hemorrhages, and sometimes by neovascularization.
Applies To
  • Diabetic retinal microaneurysms
  • Diabetic retinopathy NOS
ICD-9-CM Coding Information
  • 362.01 describes the manifestation of an underlying disease, not the disease itself, and therefore should not be used as a principal diagnosis.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 362.01 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM E11.319 Type 2 diabetes mellitus with unspecified diabetic retinopathy without macular edema
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 362.01:
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