ICD-10-CM Code R62

Lack of expected normal physiological development in childhood and adults

Version 2020 Non-Billable Code No Valid Principal Dx

Not Valid for Submission

R62 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of lack of expected normal physiological development in childhood and adults. The code is NOT valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10:R62
Short Description:Lack of expected normal physiol dev in childhood and adults
Long Description:Lack of expected normal physiological development in childhood and adults

Consider the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity:

  • R62.0 - Delayed milestone in childhood
  • R62.5 - Other and unspecified lack of expected normal physiological development in childhood
  • R62.50 - Unspecified lack of expected normal physiological development in childhood
  • R62.51 - Failure to thrive (child)
  • R62.52 - Short stature (child)
  • R62.59 - Other lack of expected normal physiological development in childhood
  • R62.7 - Adult failure to thrive

Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries

The Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries is a list of ICD-10 codes, organized "head to toe" into chapters and sections with guidance for inclusions, exclusions, descriptions and more. The following references are applicable to the code R62:

Type 1 Excludes

Type 1 Excludes
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes note. It means "NOT CODED HERE!" An Excludes1 note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as the code above the Excludes1 note. An Excludes1 is used when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.

Code Classification

  • Symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00–R99)
    • General symptoms and signs (R50-R69)
      • Lack of expected normal physiol dev in childhood and adults (R62)

Code History

  • FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016
    (First year ICD-10-CM implemented into the HIPAA code set)
  • FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020