2020 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 031A0J4

Bypass Left Ulnar Artery to Left Lower Arm Artery with Synthetic Substitute, Open Approach

Version 2020 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

031A0J4 is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of bypass left ulnar artery to left lower arm artery with synthetic substitute, open approach. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 031A0J4 is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the upper arteries body system, classified under the bypass operation. The applicable bodypart is ulnar artery, left.

Short Description:Bypass L Ulnar Art to L Low Arm Art w Synth Sub, Open
Long Description:Bypass Left Ulnar Artery to Left Lower Arm Artery with Synthetic Substitute, Open Approach

ICD-10-PCS Details

Position Character Code Designation Label Definition
Character 1 0 Section Medical and Surgical
Character 2 3 Body System Upper Arteries
Character 3 1 Operation Bypass Coronary artery bypass, colostomy formation
Character 4 A BodyPart Ulnar Artery, Left Posterior ulnar recurrent artery
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 J Device Synthetic Substitute Zimmer(R) NexGen(R) LPS-Flex Mobile Knee
Character 7 4 Qualifier Lower Arm Artery, Left

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 031A0J4 is grouped in the following groups for version MS-DRG V37.0 applicable from 10/01/2019 through 09/30/2020.


Convert 031A0J4 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.