ICD-10 Code T76.62XA

Child forced labor exploitation, suspected, initial encounter

Version 2019 Billable Code New Code Pediatric Diagnoses
ICD-10:T76.62XA
Short Description:Child forced labor exploitation, suspected, init
Long Description:Child forced labor exploitation, suspected, initial encounter

Valid for Submission

ICD-10 T76.62XA is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of child forced labor exploitation, suspected, initial encounter. The code is valid for the year 2019 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

New 2019 ICD-10 Code

T76.62XA is new to ICD-10 code set for the FY 2019, effective October 1, 2018. The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has published an update to the ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes which became effective October 1, 2018. This is a new and revised code for the FY 2019 (October 1, 2018 - September 30, 2019).

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)

Information for Medical Professionals

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:

  • Pediatric diagnoses - Pediatric. Age range is 0–17 years inclusive (e.g., Reye’s syndrome, routine child health exam).

Replacement Code

T7662XA replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):

  • T76.12XA - Child physical abuse, suspected, initial encounter

ICD-10 Footnotes

General Equivalence Map Definitions
The ICD-10 and ICD-9 GEMs are used to facilitate linking between the diagnosis codes in ICD-9-CM and the new ICD-10-CM code set. The GEMs are the raw material from which providers, health information vendors and payers can derive specific applied mappings to meet their needs.

  • Approximate Flag - The approximate flag is on, indicating that the relationship between the code in the source system and the code in the target system is an approximate equivalent.
  • No Map Flag - The no map flag indicates that a code in the source system is not linked to any code in the target system.
  • Combination Flag - The combination flag indicates that more than one code in the target system is required to satisfy the full equivalent meaning of a code in the source system.