ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 037G3ZZ

Dilation of Intracranial Artery, Percutaneous Approach

Version 2019 Billable Code Non-covered Procedure Codes Not Covered Medicare
ICD-10-PCS: 037G3ZZ
Short Description:Dilation of Intracranial Artery, Percutaneous Approach
Long Description:Dilation of Intracranial Artery, Percutaneous Approach

Valid for Submission

ICD-10-PCS 037G3ZZ is a billable procedure code but might not be covered by Medicare. 037G3ZZ is used to indicate the performance of dilation of intracranial artery, percutaneous approach. The code is valid for the year 2019 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 037G3ZZ is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the upper arteries body system, classified under the dilation operation. The applicable body part is intracranial artery.

Deleted Code

037G3ZZ was replaced in the 2019 ICD-10-PCS code set with the code(s):

  • 037G3Z6 - Dilation of Intracranial Artery, Bifurcation, Perc 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 7 Operation Dilation Percutaneous transluminal angioplasty, internal urethrotomy
Character 4 G Body Part Intracranial Artery Posterior inferior cerebellar artery (PICA)
Character 5 3 Approach 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
Character 6 Z Device No Device
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:

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 037G3ZZ is grouped in the following groups for version MS-DRG V36.0 applicable from 10/01/2018 through 09/30/2019.

  • 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

Convert 037G3ZZ 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.

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.