Short Description: Asphyx due to smothr under another person's body, assault
Long Description: Asphyxiation due to smothering under another person's body (in bed), assault
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code T71.143
Not Valid for Submission
The code T71.143 is a "header" and not valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.
Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00–T98)
Other and unspecified effects of external causes (T66-T78)