ICD-9-CM 775.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 775.1 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).
Transient or permanent diabetes mellitus that affects neonates. It is caused by the inability of the pancreas to secrete sufficient insulin in response to elevated levels of glucose in the blood. The transient diabetes mellitus lasts for weeks or months and may return in adolescence or in adulthood. The permanent diabetes mellitus does not disappear and is caused by mutations in the kcnj11, gck, and ipf1 genes
Diabetes mellitus syndrome in newborn infant
ICD-9-CM Coding Information
775.1 is only applicable to newborns of age 0 years.
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