2020 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 02WA0QZ

Revision of Implantable Heart Assist System in Heart, Open Approach

Version 2020 Billable Code Limited Coverage

Valid for Submission

02WA0QZ is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of revision of implantable heart assist system in heart, open approach. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 02WA0QZ is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the heart and great vessels body system, classified under the revision operation. The applicable bodypart is heart.

ICD-10-PCS: 02WA0QZ
Short Description:Revision of Implant Heart Assist in Heart, Open Approach
Long Description:Revision of Implantable Heart Assist System in Heart, 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 W Operation Revision Adjustment of position of pacemaker lead, recementing of hip prosthesis
Character 4 A BodyPart Heart
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 Q Device Implantable Heart Assist System
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:

  • Limited Coverage - this code is intended for for certain procedures whose medical complexity and serious nature incur extraordinary associated costs, medicare limits coverage to a portion of the cost.

Convert 02WA0QZ 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.