ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 995.85

Oth adult abuse/neglect

Diagnosis Code 995.85

ICD-9: 995.85
Short Description: Oth adult abuse/neglect
Long Description: Other adult abuse and neglect
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 995.85

Code Classification
  • Injury and poisoning (800–999)
    • Other and unspecified effects of external causes (990-995)
      • 995 Certain adverse effects, not elsewhere classified

Information for Medical Professionals


Code Edits
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Synonyms
  • Abandonment of elderly person
  • Accident due to abandonment of disabled person
  • Accident due to abandonment of elderly person
  • Accident due to neglect of disabled person
  • Accident due to neglect of elderly person
  • Neglect of disabled person

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 995.85 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

    • Abuse
      • adult� 995.80
        • multiple forms 995.85
    • Maltreatment (of)
      • adult� 995.80
        • multiple forms 995.85

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