2021 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 02CX4ZZ

Extirpation of Matter from Thoracic Aorta, Ascending/Arch, Percutaneous Endoscopic Approach

Version 2021 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

02CX4ZZ is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of extirpation of matter from thoracic aorta, ascending/arch, percutaneous endoscopic approach. The code is valid for the year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 02CX4ZZ is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the heart and great vessels body system, classified under the extirpation operation. The applicable bodypart is thoracic aorta, ascending/arch.

ICD-10-PCS:02CX4ZZ
Short Description:Extirpate of Matter from Thor Aorta Asc, Perc Endo Approach
Long Description:Extirpation of Matter from Thoracic Aorta, Ascending/Arch, Percutaneous Endoscopic Approach

Replacement Code

02CX4ZZ replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10-PCS code(s):

  • 02CW4ZZ - Extirpate of Matter from Thor Aorta Desc, Perc Endo Approach
  • 02CW4ZZ - Extirpate of Matter from Thor Aorta Desc, Perc Endo Approach

ICD-10-PCS Details

Position Designation Character Label Notes
1 Section 0 Medical and Surgical
2 Body System 2 Heart and Great Vessels
3 Operation C Extirpation

Involves:
Taking or cutting out solid matter from a body part

Explanation:
The solid matter may be an abnormal byproduct of a biological function or a foreign body; it may be imbedded in a body part or in the lumen of a tubular body part. The solid matter may or may not have been previously broken into pieces

Involves:
Taking or cutting out solid matter from a body part

Explanation:
The solid matter may be an abnormal byproduct of a biological function or a foreign body; it may be imbedded in a body part or in the lumen of a tubular body part. The solid matter may or may not have been previously broken into pieces

Includes:

  • Thrombectomy, choledocholithotomy
  • Thrombectomy, choledocholithotomy

4 BodyPart X Thoracic Aorta, Ascending/Arch

Includes:

  • Aortic arch
  • Ascending aorta
  • Aortic arch
  • Ascending aorta

5 Approach 4 Percutaneous Endoscopic

Involves:
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

Involves:
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

6 Device Z No Device

Explanation:
The value Z is used for the sixth character to indicate that a specific device does not apply to the procedure.

7 Qualifier Z No Qualifier

Explanation:
The value Z is used for the seventh character to indicate that a specific qualifier does not apply to the procedure.

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 02CX4ZZ is grouped in the following groups for version MS-DRG V38.0 applicable from 10/01/2020 through 09/30/2021.

  • 268 - AORTIC AND HEART ASSIST PROCEDURES EXCEPT PULSATION BALLOON WITH MCC
  • 269 - AORTIC AND HEART ASSIST PROCEDURES EXCEPT PULSATION BALLOON WITHOUT MCC
  • 356 - OTHER DIGESTIVE SYSTEM O.R. PROCEDURES WITH MCC
  • 357 - OTHER DIGESTIVE SYSTEM O.R. PROCEDURES WITH CC
  • 358 - OTHER DIGESTIVE SYSTEM 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 02CX4ZZ 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. These 2021 ICD-10-PCS codes are to be used for discharges occurring from October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

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.