2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T70.9XXS

Effect of air pressure and water pressure, unspecified, sequela

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
  • T70.9XXS is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Effect of air pressure and water pressure, unsp, sequela
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM T70.9XXS became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of T70.9XXS - other international versions of ICD-10 T70.9XXS may differ.
The following code(s) above T70.9XXS 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 T70.9XXS:
  • 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
Present On Admission
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"Present On Admission" is defined as present at the time the order for inpatient admission occurs — conditions that develop during an outpatient encounter, including emergency department, observation, or outpatient surgery, are considered POA.
  • T70.9XXS is considered exempt from POA reporting.
ICD-10-CM T70.9XXS is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 922 Other injury, poisoning and toxic effect diagnoses with mcc
  • 923 Other injury, poisoning and toxic effect diagnoses without mcc

Convert T70.9XXS 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
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To T70.9XXS
T70.4XXA …… initial encounter
T70.4XXD …… subsequent encounter
T70.4XXS …… sequela
T70.8 Other effects of air pressure and water pressure
T70.8XXA …… initial encounter
T70.8XXD …… subsequent encounter
T70.8XXS …… sequela
T70.9 Effect of air pressure and water pressure, unspecified
T70.9XXA …… initial encounter
T70.9XXD …… subsequent encounter
T70.9XXS …… sequela
T71 Asphyxiation
T71.1 Asphyxiation due to mechanical threat to breathing
T71.11 Asphyxiation due to smothering under pillow
T71.111 Asphyxiation due to smothering under pillow, accidental
T71.111A …… initial encounter
T71.111D …… subsequent encounter
T71.111S …… sequela
T71.112 Asphyxiation due to smothering under pillow, intentional self-harm
T71.112A …… initial encounter
T71.112D …… subsequent encounter

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