Specific code icon 2015 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T17.420A

Food in trachea causing asphyxiation, initial encounter

    2015 Billable Code

  • T17.420A 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, T17.420A - 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 T17.420A. Other international ICD-10 versions may differ.

Description Synonyms
  • Aspiration of food into trachea
ICD-10-CM T17.420A is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v30.0):
  • 205 Other respiratory system diagnoses with mcc
  • 206 Other respiratory system diagnoses without mcc

Convert ICD-10-CM T17.420A to ICD-9-CM

ICD-10-CM Code T17.420A does not contain any entries in the ICD-10-CM Alpha Tabular Index. However, its parent code T17.420 contains the following entries: