ICD-10-CM Code Z62

Problems related to upbringing

Version 2020 Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

Z62 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of problems related to upbringing. The code is NOT valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

Short Description:Problems related to upbringing
Long Description:Problems related to upbringing

Consider the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity:

  • Z62.0 - Inadequate parental supervision and control
  • Z62.1 - Parental overprotection
  • Z62.2 - Upbringing away from parents
  • Z62.21 - Child in welfare custody
  • Z62.22 - Institutional upbringing
  • Z62.29 - Other upbringing away from parents
  • Z62.3 - Hostility towards and scapegoating of child
  • Z62.6 - Inappropriate (excessive) parental pressure
  • Z62.8 - Other specified problems related to upbringing
  • Z62.81 - Personal history of abuse in childhood
  • Z62.810 - Personal history of physical and sexual abuse in childhood
  • Z62.811 - Personal history of psychological abuse in childhood
  • Z62.812 - Personal history of neglect in childhood
  • Z62.813 - Personal history of forced labor or sexual exploitation in childhood
  • Z62.819 - Personal history of unspecified abuse in childhood
  • Z62.82 - Parent-child conflict
  • Z62.820 - Parent-biological child conflict
  • Z62.821 - Parent-adopted child conflict
  • Z62.822 - Parent-foster child conflict
  • Z62.89 - Other specified problems related to upbringing
  • Z62.890 - Parent-child estrangement NEC
  • Z62.891 - Sibling rivalry
  • Z62.898 - Other specified problems related to upbringing
  • Z62.9 - Problem related to upbringing, unspecified

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 Z62:


This note appears immediately under a three character code title to further define, or give examples of, the content of the category.
  • current and past negative life events in childhood
  • current and past problems of a child related to upbringing

Type 2 Excludes

Type 2 Excludes
A type 2 excludes note represents "Not included here". An excludes2 note indicates that the condition excluded is not part of the condition represented by the code, but a patient may have both conditions at the same time. When an Excludes2 note appears under a code, it is acceptable to use both the code and the excluded code together, when appropriate.
  • maltreatment syndrome T74
  • problems related to housing and economic circumstances Z59

Code Classification

  • Factors influencing health status and contact with health services (Z00–Z99)
    • Persons with potential health hazards related to socioeconomic and psychosocial circumstances (Z55-Z65)
      • Problems related to upbringing (Z62)

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