ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 00HE3MZ

Insertion of Neurostimulator Lead into Cranial Nerve, Percutaneous Approach

Version 2019 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

00HE3MZ is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of insertion of neurostimulator lead into cranial nerve, percutaneous approach. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 00HE3MZ is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the central nervous system and cranial nerves body system, classified under the insertion operation. The applicable bodypart is cranial nerve.

Short Description:Insertion of Neuro Lead into Cranial Nrv, Perc Approach
Long Description:Insertion of Neurostimulator Lead into Cranial 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 H Operation Insertion Insertion of radioactive implant, insertion of central venous catheter
Character 4 E BodyPart 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 M Device Neurostimulator Lead
Character 7 Z Qualifier No Qualifier

Convert 00HE3MZ 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.

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.