2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T71.112A

Asphyxiation due to smothering under pillow, intentional self-harm, initial encounter

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • T71.112A is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Asphyxiation due to smothering under pillow, self-harm, init
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM T71.112A became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of T71.112A - other international versions of ICD-10 T71.112A may differ.
The following code(s) above T71.112A 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 T71.112A:
  • 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
  • T71
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T71

    Asphyxiation

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Mechanical suffocation
    • Traumatic suffocation
    Type 1 Excludes
    • acute respiratory distress (syndrome) (J80)
    • anoxia due to high altitude (T70.2)
    • asphyxia NOS (R09.01)
    • asphyxia from carbon monoxide (T58.-)
    • asphyxia from inhalation of food or foreign body (T17.-)
    • asphyxia from other gases, fumes and vapors (T59.-)
    • respiratory distress (syndrome) in newborn (P22.-)
    Asphyxiation
  • T71.1
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T71.1

    Asphyxiation due to mechanical threat to breathing

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Suffocation due to mechanical threat to breathing
    Asphyxiation due to mechanical threat to breathing
ICD-10-CM T71.112A 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 T71.112A 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 T71.112A
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
T71.112S …… sequela
T71.113 Asphyxiation due to smothering under pillow, assault
T71.113A …… initial encounter
T71.113D …… subsequent encounter
T71.113S …… sequela
T71.114 Asphyxiation due to smothering under pillow, undetermined
T71.114A …… initial encounter
T71.114D …… subsequent encounter
T71.114S …… sequela

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