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ICD-10-CM Code R73.09
Other abnormal glucose

Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

R73.09 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of other abnormal glucose. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

The ICD code R730 is used to code Impaired fasting glucose

Impaired fasting glucose (IFG), more commonly known as pre-diabetes refers to a condition in which the fasting blood glucose level is consistently elevated above what is considered normal levels; however, it is not high enough to be diagnosed as diabetes mellitus. This pre-diabetic state is associated with insulin resistance and increased risk of cardiovascular pathology, although of lesser risk than impaired glucose tolerance (IGT). IFG can progress to type 2 diabetes mellitus if lifestyle changes are not made. There is a 50% risk over 10 years of progressing to overt diabetes. A recent study cited the average time for progression as less than three years.

MeSH Codes: , D011236, D018149
ICD 9 Codes: 790.21, 790.29, 790.21
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Coding Notes for R73.09 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
Inclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
Abnormal glucose NOS
Abnormal non-fasting glucose tolerance
Latent diabetes

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #640-641 - Misc disorders of nutrition, metabolism, fluids or electrolytes with MCC.
  • DRG Group #640-641 - Misc disorders of nutrition, metabolism, fluids or electrolytes without MCC.

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'R73.09 - Other abnormal glucose'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code R73.09. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Prediabetes, prediabetic (R73.09)


Other abnormal glucose (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 R73.09 and a single ICD9 code, 790.29 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.

Parent Code: R73.0 - Abnormal glucose

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