2020 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 03BT3ZX

Excision of Left Temporal Artery, Percutaneous Approach, Diagnostic

Version 2020 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

03BT3ZX is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of excision of left temporal artery, percutaneous approach, diagnostic. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 03BT3ZX is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the upper arteries body system, classified under the excision operation. The applicable bodypart is temporal artery, left.

ICD-10-PCS:03BT3ZX
Short Description:Excision of Left Temporal Artery, Perc Approach, Diagn
Long Description:Excision of Left Temporal Artery, Percutaneous Approach, Diagnostic

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 B Operation Excision Partial nephrectomy, liver biopsy
Character 4 T BodyPart Temporal Artery, Left Transverse facial artery
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 X Qualifier Diagnostic

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 03BT3ZX is grouped in the following groups for version MS-DRG V37.0 applicable from 10/01/2019 through 09/30/2020.

  • 040 - PERIPHERAL, CRANIAL NERVE AND OTHER NERVOUS SYSTEM PROCEDURES WITH MCC
  • 041 - PERIPHERAL, CRANIAL NERVE AND OTHER NERVOUS SYSTEM PROCEDURES WITH CC OR PERIPHERAL NEUROSTIMULATOR
  • 042 - PERIPHERAL, CRANIAL NERVE AND OTHER NERVOUS SYSTEM PROCEDURES WITHOUT CC/MCC
  • 133 - OTHER EAR, NOSE, MOUTH AND THROAT O.R. PROCEDURES WITH CC/MCC
  • 134 - OTHER EAR, NOSE, MOUTH AND THROAT O.R. PROCEDURES WITHOUT CC/MCC
  • 166 - OTHER RESPIRATORY SYSTEM O.R. PROCEDURES WITH MCC
  • 167 - OTHER RESPIRATORY SYSTEM O.R. PROCEDURES WITH CC
  • 168 - OTHER RESPIRATORY SYSTEM O.R. PROCEDURES WITHOUT CC/MCC
  • 252 - OTHER VASCULAR PROCEDURES WITH MCC
  • 253 - OTHER VASCULAR PROCEDURES WITH CC
  • 254 - OTHER VASCULAR PROCEDURES WITHOUT CC/MCC
  • 515 - OTHER MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE O.R. PROCEDURES WITH MCC
  • 516 - OTHER MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE O.R. PROCEDURES WITH CC
  • 517 - OTHER MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE O.R. PROCEDURES WITHOUT CC/MCC
  • 628 - OTHER ENDOCRINE, NUTRITIONAL AND METABOLIC O.R. PROCEDURES WITH MCC
  • 629 - OTHER ENDOCRINE, NUTRITIONAL AND METABOLIC O.R. PROCEDURES WITH CC
  • 630 - OTHER ENDOCRINE, NUTRITIONAL AND METABOLIC O.R. PROCEDURES WITHOUT CC/MCC
  • 673 - OTHER KIDNEY AND URINARY TRACT PROCEDURES WITH MCC
  • 674 - OTHER KIDNEY AND URINARY TRACT PROCEDURES WITH CC
  • 675 - OTHER KIDNEY AND URINARY TRACT PROCEDURES WITHOUT CC/MCC

Convert 03BT3ZX 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.