ICD-10 Diagnosis Code T71.9

Asphyxiation due to unspecified cause

Diagnosis Code T71.9

ICD-10: T71.9
Short Description: Asphyxiation due to unspecified cause
Long Description: Asphyxiation due to unspecified cause
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code T71.9

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The code T71.9 is a "header" and not 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)

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