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ICD-10-CM Code Z04.72
Encounter for examination and observation following alleged child physical abuse

BILLABLE
Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
Pediatric Only
Pediatric Only
Code is only used for patients 1 to 17 years old.
Mental Health
Mental Health Code
Indicates that the ICD code is referenced in DSM-5 (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Version 5)
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

Z04.72 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of encounter for examination and observation following alleged child physical abuse. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


Coding Notes for Z04.72 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
Inclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
Suspected child physical abuse, ruled out
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."
Confirmed case of child physical abuse - instead, use code T74.-
Encounter for examination and observation following alleged child sexual abuse - instead, use code Z04.42
Suspected case of child physical abuse, not ruled out - instead, use code T76.-

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #951 - Other factors influencing health status.

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'Z04.72 - Encounter for examination and observation following alleged child physical abuse'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code Z04.72. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Observation and evaluation for suspected abuse and neglect (approximate match)

This is the official approximate match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that while there is no exact mapping between this ICD10 code Z04.72 and a single ICD9 code, V71.81 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.


Parent Code: Z04.7 - Encounter for examination and observation following alleged physical abuse

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