2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T71.161S

Asphyxiation due to hanging, accidental, sequela

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
  • T71.161S is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM T71.161S became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of T71.161S - other international versions of ICD-10 T71.161S may differ.
The following code(s) above T71.161S 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 T71.161S:
  • 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
  • T71.16
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T71.16

    Asphyxiation due to hanging

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Hanging by window shade cord
    Use Additional
    • code for any associated injuries, such as:
    • crushing injury of neck (S17.-)
    • fracture of cervical vertebrae (S12.0-S12.2-)
    • open wound of neck (S11.-)
    Asphyxiation due to hanging
  • T71.161
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T71.161

    Asphyxiation due to hanging, accidental

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Asphyxiation due to hanging NOS
    • Hanging NOS
    Asphyxiation due to hanging, accidental
Present On Admission
POA Help
"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.
  • T71.161S is considered exempt from POA reporting.
ICD-10-CM T71.161S 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 T71.161S 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 T71.161S
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
T71.162D …… subsequent encounter
T71.162S …… sequela
T71.163 Asphyxiation due to hanging, assault
T71.163A …… initial encounter
T71.163D …… subsequent encounter
T71.163S …… sequela
T71.164 Asphyxiation due to hanging, undetermined
T71.164A …… initial encounter

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