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ICD-10-CM Code O24.92
Unspecified diabetes mellitus in childbirth

BILLABLE
Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
Female Only
Female Only
Code is only used for female patients.
Maternity Only
Maternity Only
Code is only used for diagnoses related to pregnancy.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

O24.92 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of unspecified diabetes mellitus in childbirth. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


The ICD code O24 is used to code Gestational diabetes

Gestational diabetes also known as gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), is a condition in which women without previously diagnosed diabetes exhibit high blood glucose (blood sugar) levels during pregnancy (especially during their third trimester). Gestational diabetes is caused when insulin receptors do not function properly. This is likely due to pregnancy-related factors such as the presence of human placental lactogen that interferes with susceptible insulin receptors. This in turn causes inappropriately elevated blood sugar levels.

Specialty: Obstetrics And Endocrinology
MeSH Code: D016640
ICD 9 Code: 648.8

Universal blue circle symbol for diabetes.

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #767-768 - Vaginal delivery with sterilization and or d&c.
  • DRG Group #767-768 - Vaginal delivery with operating room procedure except steril and or d&c.
  • DRG Group #774 - Vaginal delivery with complicating diagnoses.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Diabetes mellitus in mother complicating childbirth (disorder)

Coding Advice SNOMET-CT

  • Consider additional code to identify specific condition or disease

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'O24.92 - Unspecified diabetes mellitus in childbirth'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code O24.92. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Diabetes mellitus of mother, complicating pregnancy, childbirth, or the puerperium, delivered, with or without mention of antepartum condition (approximate match)

This is the official approximate match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that while there is no exact mapping between this ICD10 code O24.92 and a single ICD9 code, 648.01 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.


Parent Code: O24.9 - Unspecified diabetes mellitus in pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium

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