ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 021R0KA

Bypass Left Pulmonary Artery from Innominate Artery with Nonautologous Tissue Substitute, Open Approach

Version 2019 Billable Code
ICD-10-PCS: 021R0KA
Short Description:Bypass L Pulm Art from Innom Art w Nonaut Sub, Open
Long Description:Bypass Left Pulmonary Artery from Innominate Artery with Nonautologous Tissue Substitute, Open Approach

Valid for Submission

ICD-10-PCS 021R0KA is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of bypass left pulmonary artery from innominate artery with nonautologous tissue substitute, open approach. The code is valid for the year 2019 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 021R0KA is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the heart and great vessels body system, classified under the bypass operation. The applicable body part is pulmonary artery, left.

Replacement Code

021R0KA replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10-PCS code(s):

  • 02QR0ZZ - Repair Left Pulmonary Artery, Open Approach

ICD-10-PCS Details

Position Character Code Designation Label Definition
Character 1 0 Section Medical and Surgical
Character 2 2 Body System Heart and Great Vessels
Character 3 1 Operation Bypass Coronary artery bypass, colostomy formation
Character 4 R Body Part Pulmonary Artery, Left Pulmoaortic canal
Character 5 0 Approach Open Cutting through the skin or mucous membrane and any other body layers necessary to expose the site of the procedure
Character 6 K Device Nonautologous Tissue Substitute Tissue bank graft
Character 7 A Qualifier Innominate Artery

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 021R0KA is grouped in the following groups for version MS-DRG V36.0 applicable from 10/01/2018 through 09/30/2019.

  • 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
  • 252 - OTHER VASCULAR PROCEDURES WITH MCC
  • 253 - OTHER VASCULAR PROCEDURES WITH CC
  • 254 - OTHER VASCULAR 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 021R0KA 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.