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ICD-10-CM Code T74.1
Physical abuse, confirmed

NON-BILLABLE
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 T74.1 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the two child codes of T74.1 that describes the diagnosis 'physical abuse, confirmed' in more detail.


The ICD code T741 is used to code Battered person syndrome

"Battered person syndrome is a physical and psychological condition of a person who has suffered (usually persistent) emotional, physical, or sexual abuse from another person. It is classified as ICD-9 code 995.81 ""Battered person syndrome"" not elsewhere classified (NEC). The condition is the basis for the battered spouse defense that has been used in cases of physically and psychologically abused spouses who have killed their abusers. The condition was first researched extensively by Lenore E. Walker, who used Martin Seligman's learned helplessness theory to explain why abused spouses stayed in destructive relationships."

Specialty: Emergency Medicine
ICD 9 Code: 995.81

Coding Notes for T74.1 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Code Type-2 Excludes:
Type-2 Excludes
Type-2 Excludes means the excluded conditions are different, although they may appear similar. A patient may have both conditions, but one does not include the other. Excludes 2 means "not coded here."
Sexual abuse - instead, use code T74.2-

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Battered baby AND/OR child syndrome (finding)
  • Adult victim of physical abuse (finding)

Coding Advice SNOMET-CT

  • Possible requirement for an external cause code
  • Possible requirement for additional code to fully describe disease or condition

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'T74.1 - Physical abuse, confirmed'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code T74.1. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Parent Code: T74 - Adult and child abuse, neglect and other maltreatment, confirmed

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/T741