2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T17.200A

Unspecified foreign body in pharynx causing asphyxiation, initial encounter

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
  • T17.200A is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Unsp foreign body in pharynx causing asphyxiation, init
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM T17.200A became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of T17.200A - other international versions of ICD-10 T17.200A may differ.
The following code(s) above T17.200A contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
In this context, annotation back-references refer to codes that contain:
  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to T17.200A:
  • S00-T88
    2021 ICD-10-CM Range S00-T88

    Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes

    Note
    • Use secondary code(s) from Chapter 20, External causes of morbidity, to indicate cause of injury. Codes within the T section that include the external cause do not require an additional external cause code
    Type 1 Excludes
    Use Additional
    • code to identify any retained foreign body, if applicable (Z18.-)
    Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes
  • T15-T19
    2021 ICD-10-CM Range T15-T19

    Effects of foreign body entering through natural orifice

    Type 2 Excludes
    • foreign body accidentally left in operation wound (T81.5-)
    • foreign body in penetrating wound - See open wound by body region
    • residual foreign body in soft tissue (M79.5)
    • splinter, without open wound - See superficial injury by body region
    Effects of foreign body entering through natural orifice
  • T17.2
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T17.2

    Foreign body in pharynx

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Foreign body in nasopharynx
    • Foreign body in throat NOS
    Foreign body in pharynx
Approximate Synonyms
  • Aspiration of foreign body in pharynx
  • Aspiration of foreign body into nasopharynx
  • Aspiration of foreign body into pharynx
ICD-10-CM T17.200A is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v38.0):
  • 011 Tracheostomy for face, mouth and neck diagnoses or laryngectomy with mcc
  • 012 Tracheostomy for face, mouth and neck diagnoses or laryngectomy with cc
  • 013 Tracheostomy for face, mouth and neck diagnoses or laryngectomy without cc/mcc
  • 154 Other ear, nose, mouth and throat diagnoses with mcc
  • 155 Other ear, nose, mouth and throat diagnoses with cc
  • 156 Other ear, nose, mouth and throat diagnoses without cc/mcc

Convert T17.200A to ICD-9-CM

Code History
  • 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change
  • 2021 (effective 10/1/2020): No change
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To T17.200A
T17.0XXA …… initial encounter
T17.0XXD …… subsequent encounter
T17.0XXS …… sequela
T17.1 Foreign body in nostril
T17.1XXA …… initial encounter
T17.1XXD …… subsequent encounter
T17.1XXS …… sequela
T17.2 Foreign body in pharynx
T17.20 Unspecified foreign body in pharynx
T17.200 Unspecified foreign body in pharynx causing asphyxiation
T17.200A …… initial encounter
T17.200D …… subsequent encounter
T17.200S …… sequela
T17.208 Unspecified foreign body in pharynx causing other injury
T17.208A …… initial encounter
T17.208D …… subsequent encounter
T17.208S …… sequela
T17.21 Gastric contents in pharynx
T17.210 Gastric contents in pharynx causing asphyxiation
T17.210A …… initial encounter
T17.210D …… subsequent encounter

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.