Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 315.32
Mixed receptive-expressive language disorder
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 315.32 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 315.32 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).
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 315.32 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM F80.2 Mixed receptive-expressive language disorder
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM H93.25 Central auditory processing disorder
Approximate Synonyms
  • Auditory processing disorder
  • Central auditory processing disorder
  • Developmental receptive language disorder
  • Expressive/receptive language disorder
  • Language disorder, receptive
  • Mixed receptive expressive language disorder
  • Receptive language disorder
Clinical Information
  • A disorder characterized by an impairment in the development of an individual's expressive and receptive language capabilities which is in contrast to his/her nonverbal intellect. The impairment may be acquired (i.e., due to a brain lesion or head trauma) or developmental (i.e., no known neurological insult)
315.32 Excludes
  • acquired auditory processing disorder (388.45)
Applies To
  • Central auditory processing disorder
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 315.32:
  • Alalia 784.3
    • developmental 315.31
      • receptive-expressive 315.32
  • Development
    • delayed (see also Delay, development) 783.40
  • Disorder - see also Disease
    • auditory processing disorder 388.45
      • acquired 388.45
      • developmental 315.32
    • central auditory processing 315.32
      • acquired 388.45
      • developmental 315.32
    • language (developmental) (expressive) 315.31
      • mixed receptive-expressive 315.32
  • Retardation
    • development, developmental, specific (see also Disorder, development, specific) 315.9
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