2021 ICD-10-CM Code T76.3

Psychological abuse, suspected

Version 2021
Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

T76.3 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of psychological abuse, suspected. The code is NOT valid for the year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. Category or Header define the heading of a category of codes that may be further subdivided by the use of 4th, 5th, 6th or 7th characters.

ICD-10:T76.3
Short Description:Psychological abuse, suspected
Long Description:Psychological abuse, suspected

Code Classification

Specific Coding for Psychological abuse, suspected

Header codes like T76.3 require more digits to indicate the appropriate level of specificity. Consider using any of the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity when coding for psychological abuse, suspected:

  • T76.31 - Adult psychological abuse, suspected
  • T76.31XA - Adult psychological abuse, suspected, initial encounter
  • T76.31XD - Adult psychological abuse, suspected, subsequent encounter
  • T76.31XS - Adult psychological abuse, suspected, sequela
  • T76.32 - Child psychological abuse, suspected
  • T76.32XA - Child psychological abuse, suspected, initial encounter
  • T76.32XD - Child psychological abuse, suspected, subsequent encounter
  • T76.32XS - Child psychological abuse, suspected, sequela

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 T76.3:


Inclusion Terms

Inclusion Terms
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Code History

  • FY 2021 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
  • FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
  • FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016 (First year ICD-10-CM implemented into the HIPAA code set)