ICD-10-CM Code for Child in welfare custody Z62.21

ICD-10 code Z62.21 for Child in welfare custody is a medical classification as listed by WHO under the range - Factors influencing health status and contact with health services .

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Child in welfare custody
Child in care of non-parental family member
Child in foster care
Excludes2: problem for parent due to child in welfare custody (Z63.5)


Excludes1: problems with boarding school (Z59.3)


Includes: current and past negative life events in childhood
current and past problems of a child related to upbringing

Excludes2: maltreatment syndrome (T74.-)
problems related to housing and economic circumstances (Z59.-)

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