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ICD-10-CM Code R47.8
Other speech disturbances

Non-Billable Code
Non-Billable means the code is not sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis. Use a child code to capture more detail.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

ICD Code R47.8 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the three child codes of R47.8 that describes the diagnosis 'other speech disturbances' in more detail.

The ICD code R47 is used to code Speech disorder

Speech disorders or speech impediments are a type of communication disorder where 'normal' speech is disrupted. This can mean stuttering, lisps, etc. Someone who is unable to speak due to a speech disorder is considered mute.

MeSH Codes: D013064, D013064
ICD 9 Codes: 307.0, 784.5
Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for R47.8 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 Excludes
Type-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
Dysarthria following cerebrovascular disease (I69. with final characters -28) - instead, use code I69.

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'R47.8 - Other speech disturbances'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code R47.8. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Parent Code: R47 - Speech disturbances, not elsewhere classified

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