Short Description: Asphyx d/t smothr under another person's body, asslt, init
Long Description: Asphyxiation due to smothering under another person's body (in bed), assault, initial encounter
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code T71.143A
Valid for Submission
The code T71.143A is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.
Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00–T98)
Other and unspecified effects of external causes (T66-T78)