ICD-10 Diagnosis Code R73.03


Diagnosis Code R73.03

ICD-10: R73.03
Short Description: Prediabetes
Long Description: Prediabetes
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code R73.03

New 2017 ICD-10 Code
R73.03 is new to ICD-10 code set for the FY 2017, effective October 1, 2016.

Code Classification
  • Symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified
    • Abnormal findings on examination of blood, without diagnosis (R70-R79)
      • Elevated blood glucose level (R73)

Information for Medical Professionals

According to ICD-10-CM guidelines this code should not to be used as a principal diagnosis code when a related definitive diagnosis has been established.
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Index of Diseases and Injuries
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The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has published an update to the ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes which became effective October 1, 2016. This is a new and revised code for the FY 2017 (October 1, 2016-September 30, 2017).

This code replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s) listed below:
  • R73.09 - Other abnormal glucose

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