ICD-10 Diagnosis Code T71.164D

Asphyxiation due to hanging, undetermined, subs encntr

Diagnosis Code T71.164D

ICD-10: T71.164D
Short Description: Asphyxiation due to hanging, undetermined, subs encntr
Long Description: Asphyxiation due to hanging, undetermined, subsequent encounter
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code T71.164D

Valid for Submission
The code T71.164D is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

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 T71.164D is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)

  • 949 - AFTERCARE WITH CC/MCC
  • 950 - AFTERCARE WITHOUT CC/MCC

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The code T71.164D is exempt from POA reporting.

Synonyms
  • Asphyxia by strangulation
  • Asphyxia by strangulation
  • Asphyxia by strangulation by noose
  • Asphyxiation by hanging

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