Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 995.81
Adult physical abuse
  • Billable Code
  • Adult Only Dx (15-124 years)
  • ICD-9-CM 995.81 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 995.81 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Adult abuse, physical
  • Adult abuse, physical, non-domestic
  • Adult physical abuse by female partner
  • Adult physical abuse by husband
  • Adult physical abuse by male partner
  • Adult physical abuse by wife
  • Adult physical abuse, nondomestic
  • Adult victim of non-domestic physical abuse
  • Adult victim of physical abuse
  • Adult victim of physical abuse by female partner
  • Adult victim of physical abuse by male partner
  • Battered husband
  • Battered wife
  • Battered woman postpartum
  • Domestic violence
  • Domestic violence (event)
  • Physical abuse during childbirth
  • Physical abuse during pregnancy
  • Physical abuse in childbirth
  • Physical abuse in pregnancy
  • Postpartum (after childbirth) physical abuse
  • Postpartum physical abuse
Applies To
  • Battered:
    • person syndrome NEC
    • man
    • spouse
    • woman
Use Additional
  • Use additional code to identify:
ICD-9-CM Coding Information
  • 995.81 is only applicable to adult patients aged 15 - 124 years inclusive.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 995.81 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T74.11XA Adult physical abuse, confirmed, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T76.11XA Adult physical abuse, suspected, initial encounter
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 995.81:
  • Abuse
  • Battered
    • adult (syndrome) 995.81
    • spouse (syndrome) 995.81
  • Maltreatment (of)
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • battered
      • adult 995.81
      • baby or child 995.54
      • spouse 995.81
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