Specific code 2008 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 783.3
Feeding difficulties and mismanagement
  • Short description: FEEDING PROBLEM.
  • ICD-9-CM 783.3 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 783.3 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2008 version of ICD-9-CM 783.3.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 783.3: 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Feeding problem in infant
  • Infant feeding problem
783.3 Excludes
  • feeding disturbance or problems:
Applies To
  • Feeding problem (elderly) (infant)
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 783.3 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM R63.3 Feeding difficulties
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 783.3:
  • Difficulty
    • feeding 783.3
      • adult 783.3
      • breast 676.8
      • child 783.3
      • elderly 783.3
      • infant 783.3
      • newborn 779.3
      • nonorganic (infant) NEC 307.59
  • Disturbance - see also Disease
    • feeding (elderly) (infant) 783.3
  • Feeding
    • faulty (elderly) (infant) 783.3
    • improper (elderly) (infant) 783.3
    • problem (elderly) (infant ) 783.3
  • Mismanagement, feeding 783.3
  • Problem (with) V49.9
    • feeding (elderly) (infant) 783.3
  • Regulation feeding (elderly) (infant) 783.3
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