Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 315.34
Speech and language developmental delay due to hearing loss
  • Short description: Speech del d/t hear loss.
  • ICD-9-CM 315.34 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 315.34 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2012 version of ICD-9-CM 315.34.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 315.34: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Speech, language developmental delay from hearing loss
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 315.34 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM F80.4 Speech and language development delay due to hearing loss
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 315.34:
  • Delay, delayed
  • Development
    • delayed (see also Delay, development) 783.40
      • arithmetical skills 315.1
      • language (skills) 315.31
        • and speech due to hearing loss 315.34
        • expressive 315.31
        • mixed receptive-expressive 315.32
      • learning skill, specified NEC 315.2
      • mixed skills 315.5
      • motor coordination 315.4
      • reading 315.00
      • specified
        • learning skill NEC 315.2
        • type NEC, except learning 315.8
      • speech 315.39
        • and language due to hearing loss 315.34
        • associated with hyperkinesia 314.1
        • phonological 315.39
      • spelling 315.09
      • written expression 315.2
  • Disorder - see also Disease
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