2020 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 008Q3ZZ

Division of Vagus Nerve, Percutaneous Approach

Version 2020 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

008Q3ZZ is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of division of vagus nerve, percutaneous approach. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 008Q3ZZ is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the central nervous system and cranial nerves body system, classified under the division operation. The applicable bodypart is vagus nerve.

ICD-10-PCS: 008Q3ZZ
Short Description:Division of Vagus Nerve, Percutaneous Approach
Long Description:Division of Vagus Nerve, Percutaneous Approach

ICD-10-PCS Details

Position Character Code Designation Label Definition
Character 1 0 Section Medical and Surgical
Character 2 0 Body System Central Nervous System and Cranial Nerves
Character 3 8 Operation Division Spinal cordotomy, osteotomy
Character 4 Q BodyPart Vagus Nerve Tenth cranial nerve
Character 5 3 Approach Percutaneous Entry, by puncture or minor incision, of instrumentation through the skin or mucous membrane and any other body layers necessary to reach the site of the procedure
Character 6 Z Device No Device
Character 7 Z Qualifier No Qualifier

Diagnostic Related Groups

The Diagnostic Related Groups (DRGs) are a patient classification scheme which provides a means of relating the type of patients a hospital treats. The procedure code 008Q3ZZ is grouped in the following groups for version MS-DRG V37.0 applicable from 10/01/2019 through 09/30/2020.

  • 040 - PERIPHERAL, CRANIAL NERVE AND OTHER NERVOUS SYSTEM PROCEDURES WITH MCC
  • 041 - PERIPHERAL, CRANIAL NERVE AND OTHER NERVOUS SYSTEM PROCEDURES WITH CC OR PERIPHERAL NEUROSTIMULATOR
  • 042 - PERIPHERAL, CRANIAL NERVE AND OTHER NERVOUS SYSTEM PROCEDURES WITHOUT CC/MCC
  • 133 - OTHER EAR, NOSE, MOUTH AND THROAT O.R. PROCEDURES WITH CC/MCC
  • 134 - OTHER EAR, NOSE, MOUTH AND THROAT O.R. PROCEDURES WITHOUT CC/MCC
  • 166 - OTHER RESPIRATORY SYSTEM O.R. PROCEDURES WITH MCC
  • 167 - OTHER RESPIRATORY SYSTEM O.R. PROCEDURES WITH CC
  • 168 - OTHER RESPIRATORY SYSTEM O.R. PROCEDURES WITHOUT CC/MCC
  • 326 - STOMACH, ESOPHAGEAL AND DUODENAL PROCEDURES WITH MCC
  • 327 - STOMACH, ESOPHAGEAL AND DUODENAL PROCEDURES WITH CC
  • 328 - STOMACH, ESOPHAGEAL AND DUODENAL PROCEDURES WITHOUT CC/MCC

Convert 008Q3ZZ to ICD-9-PCS

The following crosswalk between ICD-10-PCS to ICD-9-PCS is based based on the General Equivalence Mappings (GEMS) information:

What is ICD-10-PCS?

The ICD-10 Procedure Coding System (ICD-10-PCS) is a catalog of procedural codes used by medical professionals for hospital inpatient healthcare settings. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) maintain the catalog in the U.S. releasing yearly updates. This 2020 ICD-10-PCS code is to be used for discharges occurring from October 1, 2019 through September 30, 2020.

Each ICD-10-PCS code has a structure of seven alphanumeric characters and contains no decimals. The first character defines the major "section". Depending on the "section" the second through seventh characters mean different things.