An additional code describing the diabetes mellitus should be assigned
A pregnant patient was admitted to the hospital with uncontrolled diabetes mellitus. She is a Type I diabetic and was brought under control and subsequently discharged. The following code was assigned:
648.03 Other current condition in the mother classifiable elsewhere but complicating pregnancy, childbirth, or the puerperium, diabetes mellitus, antepartum condition
Which of the following describe why the coding is in error?