2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T17.220

Food in pharynx causing asphyxiation

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • T17.220 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM T17.220 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of T17.220 - other international versions of ICD-10 T17.220 may differ.
The following code(s) above T17.220 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 T17.220:
  • S00-T88
    2020 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
    2020 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 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Foreign body in nasopharynx
    • Foreign body in throat NOS
    Foreign body in pharynx
  • T17.22
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T17.22

    Food in pharynx

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Bones in pharynx
    • Seeds in pharynx
    Food in pharynx
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

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to T17.220:
  • Foreign body
    • pharynx T17.208
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T17.208

      Unspecified foreign body in pharynx causing other injury

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
      • causing
        • asphyxiation T17.200
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T17.200

          Unspecified foreign body in pharynx causing asphyxiation

            2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
          • food T17.220 (bone) (seed)

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To T17.220
T17.21 Gastric contents in pharynx
T17.210 Gastric contents in pharynx causing asphyxiation
T17.210A …… initial encounter
T17.210D …… subsequent encounter
T17.210S …… sequela
T17.218 Gastric contents in pharynx causing other injury
T17.218A …… initial encounter
T17.218D …… subsequent encounter
T17.218S …… sequela
T17.22 Food in pharynx
T17.220 Food in pharynx causing asphyxiation
T17.220A …… initial encounter
T17.220D …… subsequent encounter
T17.220S …… sequela
T17.228 Food in pharynx causing other injury
T17.228A …… initial encounter
T17.228D …… subsequent encounter
T17.228S …… sequela
T17.29 Other foreign object in pharynx
T17.290 Other foreign object in pharynx causing asphyxiation
T17.290A …… initial encounter

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