ICD-10 Code T76.92XA

Unspecified child maltreatment, suspected, initial encounter

Version 2019 Billable Code Pediatric Diagnoses
ICD-10:T76.92XA
Short Description:Unspecified child maltreatment, suspected, initial encounter
Long Description:Unspecified child maltreatment, suspected, initial encounter

Valid for Submission

ICD-10 T76.92XA is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of unspecified child maltreatment, suspected, initial encounter. The code is valid for the year 2019 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

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).

Convert T76.92XA to ICD-9

The following crosswalk between ICD-10 to ICD-9 is based based on the General Equivalence Mappings (GEMS) information:

  • 995.50 - Child abuse NOS (Approximate Flag)

Synonyms

The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms:

  • Suspected domestic abuse
  • Suspected victim of child abuse

Information for Patients


Child Abuse

Child abuse is doing something or failing to do something that results in harm to a child or puts a child at risk of harm. Child abuse can be physical, sexual or emotional. Neglect, or not providing for a child's needs, is also a form of abuse.

Most abused children suffer greater emotional than physical damage. An abused child may become depressed. He or she may withdraw, think of suicide or become violent. An older child may use drugs or alcohol, try to run away or abuse others.

Child abuse is a serious problem. If you suspect a child is being abused or neglected, call the police or your local child welfare agency.

  • Child abuse - physical (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Child neglect and emotional abuse (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Shaken baby syndrome (Medical Encyclopedia)

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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.