ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 02BL0ZZ

Excision of Left Ventricle, Open Approach

Version 2019 Billable Code Non-covered Procedure Codes Not Covered Medicare
ICD-10-PCS:02BL0ZZ
Short Description:Excision of Left Ventricle, Open Approach
Long Description:Excision of Left Ventricle, Open Approach

Valid for Submission

ICD-10-PCS 02BL0ZZ is a billable procedure code but might not be covered by Medicare. 02BL0ZZ is used to indicate the performance of excision of left ventricle, open approach. The code is valid for the year 2019 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 02BL0ZZ is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the heart and great vessels body system, classified under the excision operation. The applicable body part is ventricle, left.

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 B Operation Excision Partial nephrectomy, liver biopsy
Character 4 L Body Part Ventricle, Left
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 Z Device No Device
Character 7 Z Qualifier No Qualifier

Code Edits

The Medicare Code Editor (MCE) detects and reports errors in the coding of claims data. The following ICD-10 Code Edits are applicable to this code:

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 02BL0ZZ is grouped in the following groups for version MS-DRG V36.0 applicable from 10/01/2018 through 09/30/2019.

  • 228 - OTHER CARDIOTHORACIC PROCEDURES WITH MCC
  • 229 - OTHER CARDIOTHORACIC PROCEDURES WITHOUT MCC

Convert 02BL0ZZ 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.