Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 995.59
Other child abuse and neglect
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015
  • Pediatric Only Dx (0-17 years)

  • ICD-9-CM 995.59 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 995.59 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: 995.59 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM T74.92XA Unspecified child maltreatment, confirmed, initial encounter
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM T76.92XA Unspecified child maltreatment, suspected, initial encounter
Approximate Synonyms
  • Child neglect or abandonment, suspected
  • Suspected victim of child neglect or abandonment
Applies To
  • Multiple forms of abuse
Use Additional
  • Use additional code to identify intent of neglect (E904.0, E968.4)
ICD-9-CM Coding Information
  • 995.59 is only applicable to pediatric patients aged 0 - 17 years inclusive.
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 995.59:
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