ICD-10 Diagnosis Code T71.161A

Asphyxiation due to hanging, accidental, initial encounter

Diagnosis Code T71.161A

ICD-10: T71.161A
Short Description: Asphyxiation due to hanging, accidental, initial encounter
Long Description: Asphyxiation due to hanging, accidental, initial encounter
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code T71.161A


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

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Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code T71.161A 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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