ICD-10-CM Code T76.31XA

Adult psychological abuse, suspected, initial encounter

Version 2020 Billable Code Adult Diagnoses

Valid for Submission

T76.31XA is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of adult psychological abuse, suspected, initial encounter. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10-CM code T76.31XA might also be used to specify conditions or terms like suspected elderly person maltreatment, suspected victim of adult abuse, suspected victim of bullying, suspected victim of elder emotional abuse, suspected victim of emotional abuse, suspected victim of emotional abuse, etc

The code T76.31XA 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.

ICD-10:T76.31XA
Short Description:Adult psychological abuse, suspected, initial encounter
Long Description:Adult psychological abuse, suspected, 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).

Synonyms

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

  • Suspected elderly person maltreatment
  • Suspected victim of adult abuse
  • Suspected victim of bullying
  • Suspected victim of elder emotional abuse
  • Suspected victim of emotional abuse
  • Suspected victim of emotional abuse

Diagnostic Related Groups

The ICD-10 code T76.31XA 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.

  • 922 - OTHER INJURY, POISONING AND TOXIC EFFECT DIAGNOSES WITH MCC
  • 923 - OTHER INJURY, POISONING AND TOXIC EFFECT DIAGNOSES WITHOUT MCC

Convert T76.31XA 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, suspected (T76)

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