Convert ICD-10-CM T71.21XA to ICD-9-CM

T71.21XA can be converted to ICD-9-CM using the following scenario:
Scenario 1
  • 2015 ICD-9-CM 994.7 Asphyxiation and strangulation
  • With:
  • 2015 ICD-9-CM E913.3 Accidental mechanical suffocation by falling earth or other substance

Note: approximate conversions between ICD-9-CM codes and ICD-10-CM codes may require clinical interpretation in order to determine the most appropriate conversion code(s) for your specific coding situation.

Source: 2021 ICD-10-CM CMS General Equivalence Mappings.