ICD-10-CM Code T74.31XA

Adult psychological abuse, confirmed, initial encounter

Version 2020 Billable Code Adult Diagnoses

Valid for Submission

T74.31XA is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of adult psychological abuse, confirmed, initial encounter. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10-CM code T74.31XA might also be used to specify conditions or terms like abuse of disabled person, adult victim of emotional abuse, domestic abuse, domestic emotional abuse, elderly person maltreatment, emotional abuse, etc

The code T74.31XA is applicable to adult patients aged 15 through 124 years inclusive. It is clinically and virtually impossible to use this code on a patient outside the stated age range.

Short Description:Adult psychological abuse, confirmed, initial encounter
Long Description:Adult psychological abuse, confirmed, initial encounter

Code Edits

The Medicare Code Editor (MCE) detects and reports errors in the coding of claims data. The following ICD-10 Code Edits are applicable to this code:

  • Adult diagnoses - Adult. Age range is 15–124 years inclusive (e.g., senile delirium, mature cataract).


The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:

  • Abuse of disabled person
  • Adult victim of emotional abuse
  • Domestic abuse
  • Domestic emotional abuse
  • Elderly person maltreatment
  • Emotional abuse
  • Emotional abuse
  • Emotional abuse of adult
  • Emotional abuse of disabled person
  • Emotional abuse of elderly person
  • Psychological abuse of adult
  • Psychologically abused elder
  • Psychologically abused parent
  • Psychologically abused spouse
  • Psychologically abused woman
  • Victim of consistent negative messages
  • Victim of elder abuse
  • Victim of emotional abuse
  • Victim of mental abuse
  • Victim of mental abuse
  • Victim of mental abuse
  • Victim of mental abuse
  • Victim of mental abuse
  • Victim of oppression in country of origin
  • Victim of verbal abuse

Diagnostic Related Groups

The ICD-10 code T74.31XA is grouped in the following groups for version MS-DRG V37.0 What are Diagnostic Related Groups?
The Diagnostic Related Groups (DRGs) are a patient classification scheme which provides a means of relating the type of patients a hospital treats. The DRGs divides all possible principal diagnoses into mutually exclusive principal diagnosis areas referred to as Major Diagnostic Categories (MDC).
applicable from 10/01/2019 through 09/30/2020.


Convert T74.31XA to ICD-9

  • 995.82 - Adult emotnl/psych abuse (Approximate Flag)

Code Classification

  • Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00–T98)
    • Other and unspecified effects of external causes (T66-T78)
      • Adult and child abuse, neglect and oth maltreat, confirmed (T74)

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