ICD-10 Diagnosis Code T71.152S

Asphyx due to smothering in furniture, self-harm, sequela

Diagnosis Code T71.152S

ICD-10: T71.152S
Short Description: Asphyx due to smothering in furniture, self-harm, sequela
Long Description: Asphyxiation due to smothering in furniture, intentional self-harm, sequela
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code T71.152S


Code Classification
  • Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00–T98)
    • Other and unspecified effects of external causes (T66-T78)
      • Asphyxiation (T71)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code T71.152S is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v33.0)

  • OTHER INJURY, POISONING AND TOXIC EFFECT DIAGNOSES WITH MCC 922
  • OTHER INJURY, POISONING AND TOXIC EFFECT DIAGNOSES WITHOUT MCC 923

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The code T71.152S is exempt from POA reporting.

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