2020 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 037G4ZZ

Dilation of Intracranial Artery, Percutaneous Endoscopic Approach

Version 2020 Billable Code Non-covered Procedure Codes Not Covered Medicare

Valid for Submission

037G4ZZ is a billable procedure code but might not be covered by Medicare. 037G4ZZ is used to indicate the performance of dilation of intracranial artery, percutaneous endoscopic approach. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 037G4ZZ is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the upper arteries body system, classified under the dilation operation. The applicable bodypart is intracranial artery.

ICD-10-PCS:037G4ZZ
Short Description:Dilation of Intracranial Artery, Perc Endo Approach
Long Description:Dilation of Intracranial Artery, Percutaneous Endoscopic Approach

ICD-10-PCS Details

Position Designation Character Label Notes
1 Section 0 Medical and Surgical
2 Body System 3 Upper Arteries
3 Operation 7 Dilation

Involves:
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

4 BodyPart G 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)

5 Approach 4 Percutaneous Endoscopic

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

6 Device Z No Device

Explanation:
The value Z is used for the sixth character to indicate that a specific device does not apply to the procedure.

7 Qualifier Z No Qualifier

Explanation:
The value Z is used for the seventh character to indicate that a specific qualifier does not apply to the procedure.

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 037G4ZZ is grouped in the following groups for version MS-DRG V37.0 applicable from 10/01/2019 through 09/30/2020.

  • 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 037G4ZZ 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.