2023 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T17.400A

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Unspecified foreign body in trachea causing asphyxiation, initial encounter

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 Billable/Specific Code
  • T17.400A 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 trachea causing asphyxiation, init
  • The 2023 edition of ICD-10-CM T17.400A became effective on October 1, 2022.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of T17.400A - other international versions of ICD-10 T17.400A may differ.
The following code(s) above T17.400A 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 T17.400A:
  • S00-T88
    2023 ICD-10-CM Range S00-T88

    Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes

    • 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
    2023 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
Approximate Synonyms
  • Aspiration of foreign body into trachea
ICD-10-CM T17.400A is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v40.0):
  • 205 Other respiratory system diagnoses with mcc
  • 206 Other respiratory system diagnoses without mcc

Convert T17.400A 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
  • 2022 (effective 10/1/2021): No change
  • 2023 (effective 10/1/2022): No change
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To T17.400A
T17.390A …… initial encounter
T17.390D …… subsequent encounter
T17.390S …… sequela
T17.398 Other foreign object in larynx causing other injury
T17.398A …… initial encounter
T17.398D …… subsequent encounter
T17.398S …… sequela
T17.4 Foreign body in trachea
T17.40 Unspecified foreign body in trachea
T17.400 Unspecified foreign body in trachea causing asphyxiation
T17.400A …… initial encounter
T17.400D …… subsequent encounter
T17.400S …… sequela
T17.408 Unspecified foreign body in trachea causing other injury
T17.408A …… initial encounter
T17.408D …… subsequent encounter
T17.408S …… sequela
T17.41 Gastric contents in trachea
T17.410 Gastric contents in trachea causing asphyxiation
T17.410A …… initial encounter
T17.410D …… subsequent encounter

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