2020 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 02HA0RJ

Insertion of Short-term External Heart Assist System into Heart, Intraoperative, Open Approach

Version 2020 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

02HA0RJ is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of insertion of short-term external heart assist system into heart, intraoperative, open approach. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 02HA0RJ is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the heart and great vessels body system, classified under the insertion operation. The applicable bodypart is heart.

Short Description:Insert Ext Heart Assist in Heart, Intraop, Open
Long Description:Insertion of Short-term External Heart Assist System into Heart, Intraoperative, Open Approach

Replacement Code

02HA0RJ replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10-PCS code(s):

  • 02HA0RZ - Insertion of Ext Heart Assist into Heart, Open 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 H Insertion

Putting in a nonbiological appliance that monitors, assists, performs, or prevents a physiological function but does not physically take the place of a body part


  • Insertion of radioactive implant, insertion of central venous catheter

4 BodyPart A Heart
5 Approach 0 Open

Cutting through the skin or mucous membrane and any other body layers necessary to expose the site of the procedure

6 Device R Short-term External Heart Assist System
7 Qualifier J Intraoperative

Convert 02HA0RJ 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. This 2020 ICD-10-PCS code is to be used for discharges occurring from October 1, 2019 through September 30, 2020.

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.