ICD-10 Diagnosis Code T71.20XS

Asphyx d/t sys oxy defic d/t low oxy in air unsp cause, sqla

Diagnosis Code T71.20XS

ICD-10: T71.20XS
Short Description: Asphyx d/t sys oxy defic d/t low oxy in air unsp cause, sqla
Long Description: Asphyxiation due to systemic oxygen deficiency due to low oxygen content in ambient air due to unspecified cause, sequela
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code T71.20XS

Valid for Submission
The code T71.20XS 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 T71.20XS is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)

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

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The code T71.20XS is exempt from POA reporting.

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