2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T71.154

Asphyxiation due to smothering in furniture, undetermined

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • T71.154 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM T71.154 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of T71.154 - other international versions of ICD-10 T71.154 may differ.
The following code(s) above T71.154 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 T71.154:
  • S00-T88
    2019 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 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 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Suffocation due to mechanical threat to breathing
    Asphyxiation due to mechanical threat to breathing
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

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to T71.154:
  • Asphyxia, asphyxiation (by) R09.01
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R09.01

    Asphyxia

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    • traumatic T71.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T71.9

      Asphyxiation due to unspecified cause

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Suffocation (by strangulation) due to unspecified cause
      • Suffocation NOS
      • Systemic oxygen deficiency due to low oxygen content in ambient air due to unspecified cause
      • Systemic oxygen deficiency due to mechanical threat to breathing due to unspecified cause
      • Traumatic asphyxia NOS
      • due to
        • mechanical threat to breathing (accidental) T71.191
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T71.191

          Asphyxiation due to mechanical threat to breathing due to other causes, accidental

            2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
          Applicable To
          • Asphyxiation due to other causes NOS
          • smothering
            • in furniture T71.151
              ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T71.151

              Asphyxiation due to smothering in furniture, accidental

                2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
              Applicable To
              • Asphyxiation due to smothering in furniture NOS
              • circumstances undetermined T71.154

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To T71.154
T71.151D …… subsequent encounter
T71.151S …… sequela
T71.152 Asphyxiation due to smothering in furniture, intentional self-harm
T71.152A …… initial encounter
T71.152D …… subsequent encounter
T71.152S …… sequela
T71.153 Asphyxiation due to smothering in furniture, assault
T71.153A …… initial encounter
T71.153D …… subsequent encounter
T71.153S …… sequela
T71.154 Asphyxiation due to smothering in furniture, undetermined
T71.154A …… initial encounter
T71.154D …… subsequent encounter
T71.154S …… sequela
T71.16 Asphyxiation due to hanging
T71.161 Asphyxiation due to hanging, accidental
T71.161A …… initial encounter
T71.161D …… subsequent encounter
T71.161S …… sequela
T71.162 Asphyxiation due to hanging, intentional self-harm
T71.162A …… initial encounter

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