Valid for Submission
R73.02 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of impaired glucose tolerance (oral). The code R73.02 is valid during the fiscal year 2021 from October 01, 2020 through September 30, 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.
The ICD-10-CM code R73.02 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like background retinopathy due to impaired glucose regulation, impaired glucose tolerance, impaired glucose tolerance associated with drugs, impaired glucose tolerance associated with genetic syndrome, impaired glucose tolerance associated with hormonal etiology , impaired glucose tolerance associated with insulin receptor abnormality, etc.
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.
Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries
The Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries is a list of ICD-10 codes, organized "head to toe" into chapters and sections with guidance for inclusions, exclusions, descriptions and more. The following references are applicable to the code R73.02:
Inclusion TermsInclusion Terms
These terms are the conditions for which that code is to be used. The terms may be synonyms of the code title, or, in the case of "other specified" codes, the terms are a list of the various conditions assigned to that code. The inclusion terms are not necessarily exhaustive. Additional terms found only in the Alphabetic Index may also be assigned to a code.
- Elevated glucose tolerance
Index to Diseases and Injuries
The Index to Diseases and Injuries is an alphabetical listing of medical terms, with each term mapped to one or more ICD-10 code(s). The following references for the code R73.02 are found in the index:
The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:
- Background retinopathy due to impaired glucose regulation
- Impaired glucose tolerance
- Impaired glucose tolerance associated with drugs
- Impaired glucose tolerance associated with genetic syndrome
- Impaired glucose tolerance associated with hormonal etiology
- Impaired glucose tolerance associated with insulin receptor abnormality
- Impaired glucose tolerance associated with pancreatic disease
- Impaired glucose tolerance in MODY
- Impaired glucose tolerance in nonobese
- Impaired glucose tolerance in obese
- Impaired glucose tolerance test
- Impaired glucose tolerance with hyperinsulism
- Potential abnormality of glucose tolerance
- GLUCOSE INTOLERANCE-. a pathological state in which blood glucose level is less than approximately 140 mg/100 ml of plasma at fasting and above approximately 200 mg/100 ml plasma at 30 60 or 90 minute during a glucose tolerance test. this condition is seen frequently in diabetes mellitus but also occurs with other diseases and malnutrition.
Diagnostic Related Groups - MS-DRG Mapping
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Information for Patients
Also called: Blood glucose
Blood sugar, or glucose, is the main sugar found in your blood. It comes from the food you eat, and is your body's main source of energy. Your blood carries glucose to all of your body's cells to use for energy.
Diabetes is a disease in which your blood sugar levels are too high. Over time, having too much glucose in your blood can cause serious problems. Even if you don't have diabetes, sometimes you may have problems with blood sugar that is too low or too high. Keeping a regular schedule of eating, activity, and taking any medicines you need can help.
If you do have diabetes, it is very important to keep your blood sugar numbers in your target range. You may need to check your blood sugar several times each day. Your health care provider will also do a blood test called an A1C. It checks your average blood sugar level over the past three months. If your blood sugar is too high, you may need to take medicines and/or follow a special diet.
NIH: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
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