Specific code icon 2015 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T17.218A

Gastric contents in pharynx causing other injury, initial encounter

    2015 Billable Code

  • T17.218A is a billable ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • On October 1, 2015 ICD-10-CM will replace ICD-9-CM in the United States, therefore, T17.218A - and all other ICD-10-CM codes - should only be used for training or planning purposes until then.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of T17.218A. Other international ICD-10 versions may differ.

Abbreviated Form
  • Gastric contents in pharynx causing oth injury, init encntr
ICD-10-CM T17.218A is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v30.0):
  • 011 Tracheostomy for face,mouth & neck diagnoses with mcc
  • 012 Tracheostomy for face,mouth & neck diagnoses with cc
  • 013 Tracheostomy for face,mouth & neck diagnoses without cc/mcc
  • 154 Other ear, nose, mouth & throat diagnoses with mcc
  • 155 Other ear, nose, mouth & throat diagnoses with cc
  • 156 Other ear, nose, mouth & throat diagnoses without cc/mcc

Convert ICD-10-CM T17.218A to ICD-9-CM

ICD-10-CM Code T17.218A does not contain any entries in the ICD-10-CM Alpha Tabular Index. However, its parent code T17.218 contains the following entries: