Specific code 2006 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 995.59
Other child abuse and neglect
  • Short description: CHILD ABUSE/NEGLECT NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 995.59 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 995.59 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
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Disease Synonyms
  • Child neglect or abandonment, suspected
  • Suspected victim of child neglect or abandonment
Applies To
  • Multiple forms of abuse
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 995.59 converts approximately to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM T74.92XA Unspecified child maltreatment, confirmed, initial encounter
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM T76.92XA Unspecified child maltreatment, suspected, initial encounter
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 995.59:
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