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Answer to Question #52707 in Other Biology for melsis

Question #52707
The patient is experiencing diabetic nephropathy with hypertensive chronic renal disease and chronic renal failure. How many codes would be assigned for this patient?
Expert's answer
Two codes will be assigned for this patient.
First code for diabetic nephropathy: one of E10-E14 (Type x diabetes mellitus with renal complications), depending on the type (x).
Second code for hypertensive chronic renal disease and chronic renal failure: I12.0 (Hypertensive renal disease with renal failure).
You can easily find codes here: ICD-10

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