Non-specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 784.5
Other speech disturbance
  • Non-Billable Code
  • There are 3 ICD-9-CM codes below 784.5 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
Clinical Information
  • Articulation disorder resulting from central nervous system disease, especially brain damage.
  • Impairment of language comprehension, formulation, or use due to brain damage. Used only for partial impairments.
  • Imperfect speech articulation due to disturbances of muscular control.
784.5 Excludes
  • speech disorder due to late effect of cerebrovascular accident (438.10-438.19)
  • stuttering (315.35)
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