Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code V61.29
Other parent-child problems
  • Billable Code
  • Unacceptable As Principal Dx
  • Short description: Oth parent-child problem.
  • ICD-9-CM V61.29 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 V61.29 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Hostility towards and scapegoating of child
  • Inadequate parental supervision and control
  • Inappropriate (excessive) parental pressure
  • Inappropriate parental pressure
  • Overprotective parent
  • Parent child estrangement
  • Parental overprotection
ICD-9-CM Coding Information
  • V61.29 is considered unacceptable as a principal diagnosis as it describes a circumstance which influences an individual's health status but not a current illness or injury, or the diagnosis may not be a specific manifestation but may be due to an underlying cause.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: V61.29 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM Z62.1 Parental overprotection
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM Z62.898 Other specified problems related to upbringing
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to V61.29:
  • Counseling NEC V65.40
    • parent (guardian)-child conflict V61.20
      • adopted child V61.24
      • biological child V61.23
      • foster child V61.25
      • specified problem NEC V61.29
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