long term use of insulin

If patient has type 1 Diabetes, do we also use the Z794 code for long term use of insulin? Or is the insulin implied since it is type 1.
Thanks for your help

Deb Travers, RN, COS-C


  • edited May 2017
    No, the insulin is implied for type 1.
    Only use the long term use of insulin for type 2.

    Deborah L. Falen

    Home Health Office Coordinator


    Ellwood City Hospital HHA

    724 Pershing Street

    Ellwood City, PA 16117

    phone 724-758-2730

    fax 724-752-4216
  • No it's a given
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