2020 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 02WA3RS

Revision of Biventricular Short-term External Heart Assist System in Heart, Percutaneous Approach

Version 2020 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

02WA3RS is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of revision of biventricular short-term external heart assist system in heart, percutaneous approach. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 02WA3RS 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.

Short Description:Revision of Bivent Ext Heart Assist in Heart, Perc Approach
Long Description:Revision of Biventricular Short-term External Heart Assist System in Heart, Percutaneous Approach

Replacement Code

02WA3RS replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10-PCS code(s):

  • 02WA3RZ - Revision of Ext Heart Assist in Heart, Perc 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 W Revision

Correcting, to the extent possible, a portion of a malfunctioning device or the position of a displaced device

Revision can include correcting a malfunctioning or displaced device by taking out or putting in components of the device such as a screw or pin


  • Adjustment of position of pacemaker lead, recementing of hip prosthesis

4 BodyPart A Heart
5 Approach 3 Percutaneous

Entry, by puncture or minor incision, of instrumentation through the skin or mucous membrane and any other body layers necessary to reach the site of the procedure

6 Device R Short-term External Heart Assist System
7 Qualifier S Biventricular

Convert 02WA3RS 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.