ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 01U44JZ

Supplement Ulnar Nerve with Synthetic Substitute, Percutaneous Endoscopic Approach

Version 2019 Billable Code
ICD-10-PCS: 01U44JZ
Short Description:Supplement Ulnar Nerve with Synth Sub, Perc Endo Approach
Long Description:Supplement Ulnar Nerve with Synthetic Substitute, Percutaneous Endoscopic Approach

Valid for Submission

ICD-10-PCS 01U44JZ is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of supplement ulnar nerve with synthetic substitute, percutaneous endoscopic approach. The code is valid for the year 2019 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 01U44JZ is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the peripheral nervous system body system, classified under the supplement operation. The applicable body part is ulnar nerve.

Replacement Code

01U44JZ replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10-PCS code(s):

  • 01Q44ZZ - Repair Ulnar Nerve, Percutaneous Endoscopic Approach

ICD-10-PCS Details

Position Character Code Designation Label Definition
Character 1 0 Section Medical and Surgical
Character 2 1 Body System Peripheral Nervous System
Character 3 U Operation Supplement Herniorrhaphy using mesh, free nerve graft, mitral valve ring annuloplasty, put a new acetabular liner in a previous hip replacement
Character 4 4 Body Part Ulnar Nerve Cubital nerve
Character 5 4 Approach Percutaneous Endoscopic Entry, by puncture or minor incision, of instrumentation through the skin or mucous membrane and any other body layers necessary to reach and visualize the site of the procedure
Character 6 J Device Synthetic Substitute Zimmer(R) NexGen(R) LPS-Flex Mobile Knee
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 01U44JZ is grouped in the following groups for version MS-DRG V36.0 applicable from 10/01/2018 through 09/30/2019.

  • 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
  • 515 - OTHER MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE O.R. PROCEDURES WITH MCC
  • 516 - OTHER MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE O.R. PROCEDURES WITH CC
  • 517 - OTHER MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE O.R. PROCEDURES WITHOUT CC/MCC
  • 907 - OTHER O.R. PROCEDURES FOR INJURIES WITH MCC
  • 908 - OTHER O.R. PROCEDURES FOR INJURIES WITH CC
  • 909 - OTHER O.R. PROCEDURES FOR INJURIES WITHOUT CC/MCC
  • 957 - OTHER O.R. PROCEDURES FOR MULTIPLE SIGNIFICANT TRAUMA WITH MCC
  • 958 - OTHER O.R. PROCEDURES FOR MULTIPLE SIGNIFICANT TRAUMA WITH CC
  • 959 - OTHER O.R. PROCEDURES FOR MULTIPLE SIGNIFICANT TRAUMA WITHOUT CC/MCC

Convert 01U44JZ 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.