Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 995.52
Child neglect (nutritional)
  • Short description: Child neglect-nutrition.
  • ICD-9-CM 995.52 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 995.52 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
  • You are viewing the 2011 version of ICD-9-CM 995.52.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 995.52: 2012 2013 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 995.52 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM T74.02XA Child neglect or abandonment, confirmed, initial encounter
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM T76.02XA Child neglect or abandonment, suspected, initial encounter
Approximate Synonyms
  • Child neglect
  • Child neglect, nutritional
  • Child victim of nutritional neglect
  • Victim of child neglect
  • Victim of infant/child neglect
Use Additional
  • Use additional code to identify intent of neglect (E904.0, E968.4)
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 995.52:
  • Abuse
  • Birth
    • inattention, after or at 995.52
    • lack of care, after or at 995.52
    • neglect, after or at 995.52
  • Care (of)
    • lack of (at or after birth) (infant) (child) 995.52
  • Desertion (child) (newborn) 995.52
  • Effect, adverse NEC
    • lack of care (child) (infant) (newborn) 995.52
  • Inattention after or at birth 995.52
  • Infantile - see also condition
    • lack of care 995.52
  • Lack of
    • care
      • in home V60.4
      • of adult 995.84
      • of infant (at or after birth) 995.52
  • Malnutrition (calorie) 263.9
    • lack of care, or neglect (child) (infant) 995.52
  • Maltreatment (of)
  • Neglect (child) (newborn) NEC 995.52
    • after or at birth 995.52
  • Nutrition, deficient or insufficient (particular kind of food) 269.9
    • due to
      • insufficient food 994.2
      • lack of
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