ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 037G3Z6

Dilation of Intracranial Artery, Bifurcation, Perc Approach

ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 037G3Z6

ICD-10-PCS: 037G3Z6
Short Description: Dilation of Intracranial Artery, Bifurcation, Perc Approach
Long Description: Dilation of Intracranial Artery, Bifurcation, Percutaneous Approach

This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-PCS procedure code 037G3Z6

Valid for Submission
The code 037G3Z6 is a billable procedure code but might NOT BE COVERED BY MEDICARE.

Replacement Code Additional informationCallout TooltipReplacement Code
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has published an update to the ICD-10-PCS diagnosis codes which became effective October 1, 2018. This is a new and revised code for the FY 2019 (October 1, 2018-September 30, 2019).

This code replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10-PCS code(s) listed below:
  • 037G3ZZ - Dilation of Intracranial Artery, Percutaneous Approach


ICD-10-PCS Table

Section 0 - Medical and Surgical
Body System 03 - Upper Arteries
Operation 037 - Dilation
Body Part Approach Device Qualifier
G - Intracranial Artery 3 - Percutaneous Z - No Device 6 - Bifurcation

ICD-10-PCS Definitions

Operation Dilation
Definition:
Expanding an orifice or the lumen of a tubular body part
Explanation:
The orifice can be a natural orifice or an artificially created orifice. Accomplished by stretching a tubular body part using intraluminal pressure or by cutting part of the orifice or wall of the tubular body part
Includes:
Percutaneous transluminal angioplasty, internal urethrotomy
Body Part Intracranial Artery
Includes:
Anterior cerebral artery
Anterior choroidal artery
Anterior communicating artery
Basilar artery
Circle of Willis
Internal carotid artery, intracranial portion
Middle cerebral artery
Ophthalmic artery
Posterior cerebral artery
Posterior communicating artery
Posterior inferior cerebellar artery (PICA)
Approach Percutaneous
Definition:
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

Code Edits

The following code edits are applicable to this code 037G3Z6:

Non-covered Procedure Codes - this code is intended for the procedures codes identified here are always non-covered procedures.

Diagnostic Related Groups

The procedure code 037G3Z6 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V35.0)

  • 023 - CRANIOTOMY WITH MAJOR DEVICE IMPLANT OR ACUTE COMPLEX CNS PDX WITH MCC OR CHEMOTHERAPY IMPLANT OR EPILEPSY WITH NEUROSTIMULATOR
  • 024 - CRANIOTOMY WITH MAJOR DEVICE IMPLANT OR ACUTE COMPLEX CNS PDX WITHOUT MCC
  • 025 - CRANIOTOMY AND ENDOVASCULAR INTRACRANIAL PROCEDURES WITH MCC
  • 026 - CRANIOTOMY AND ENDOVASCULAR INTRACRANIAL PROCEDURES WITH CC
  • 027 - CRANIOTOMY AND ENDOVASCULAR INTRACRANIAL PROCEDURES WITHOUT CC/MCC
  • 252 - OTHER VASCULAR PROCEDURES WITH MCC
  • 253 - OTHER VASCULAR PROCEDURES WITH CC
  • 254 - OTHER VASCULAR 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

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