2020 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 037K06Z

Dilation of Right Internal Carotid Artery with Three Drug-eluting Intraluminal Devices, Open Approach

Version 2020 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

037K06Z is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of dilation of right internal carotid artery with three drug-eluting intraluminal devices, open approach. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 037K06Z 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 internal carotid artery, right.

Short Description:Dilation of R Int Carotid with 3 Drug-elut, Open Approach
Long Description:Dilation of Right Internal Carotid Artery with Three Drug-eluting Intraluminal Devices, Open Approach

Replacement Code

037K06Z replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10-PCS code(s):

  • 037K04Z - Dilate of R Int Carotid with Drug-elut Intra, 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 7 Operation Dilation Percutaneous transluminal angioplasty, internal urethrotomy
Character 4 K BodyPart Internal Carotid Artery, Right Carotid sinus
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 6 Device Intraluminal Device, Drug-eluting, Three
Character 7 Z Qualifier No Qualifier

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 037K06Z is grouped in the following groups for version MS-DRG V37.0 applicable from 10/01/2019 through 09/30/2020.


Convert 037K06Z 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.