ICD-10-CM Code Z62.1

Parental overprotection

Version 2020 Billable Code Unacceptable Principal Diagnosis

Valid for Submission

Z62.1 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of parental overprotection. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10-CM code Z62.1 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like family milestones - finding or mothered excessively or overprotected or overprotective parent or parent-child problem.

The code Z62.1 describes a circumstance which influences the patient's health status but not a current illness or injury. The code is unacceptable as a principal diagnosis.

ICD-10:Z62.1
Short Description:Parental overprotection
Long Description:Parental overprotection

Index to Diseases and Injuries

The Index to Diseases and Injuries is an alphabetical listing of medical terms, with each term mapped to one or more ICD-10 code(s). The following references for the code Z62.1 are found in the index:


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:

  • Unacceptable principal diagnosis - There are selected codes that describe a circumstance which influences an individual’s health status but not a current illness or injury, or codes that are not specific manifestations but may be due to an underlying cause. These codes are considered unacceptable as a principal diagnosis.

Synonyms

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

  • Family milestones - finding
  • Mothered excessively
  • Overprotected
  • Overprotective parent
  • Parent-child problem

Convert Z62.1 to ICD-9

  • V61.29 - Oth parent-child problem (Approximate Flag)

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