Specific code 2008 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code V61.20
Counseling for parent-child problem unspecified
  • Short description: CNSL PRNT-CHLD PROB NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM V61.20 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 V61.20 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
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Disease Synonyms
  • Parent child relationship problem
  • Parent relationship problem
  • Personal condition, parent child relationship problem
Applies To
  • Concern about behavior of child
  • Parent-child conflict
  • Parent-child relationship problem
Convert to ICD-10-CM: V61.20 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM Z71.89 Other specified counseling
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to V61.20:
  • Child
    • behavior causing concern V61.20
  • Conflict
    • parent-child V61.20
  • Counseling NEC V65.40
    • parent-child conflict V61.20
  • Problem (with) V49.9
    • parent-child V61.20
      • relationship V61.20
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