ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 04LF0ZU

Occlusion of Left Uterine Artery, Open Approach

Version 2019 Billable Code Procedures For Females Only
ICD-10-PCS:04LF0ZU
Short Description:Occlusion of Left Uterine Artery, Open Approach
Long Description:Occlusion of Left Uterine Artery, Open Approach

Valid for Submission

ICD-10-PCS 04LF0ZU is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of occlusion of left uterine artery, open approach. The code is valid for the year 2019 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 04LF0ZU is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the lower arteries body system, classified under the occlusion operation. The applicable body part is internal iliac artery, left.

ICD-10-PCS Details

Position Character Code Designation Label Definition
Character 1 0 Section Medical and Surgical
Character 2 4 Body System Lower Arteries
Character 3 L Operation Occlusion Fallopian tube ligation, ligation of inferior vena cava
Character 4 F Body Part Internal Iliac Artery, Left Vaginal artery
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 Z Device No Device
Character 7 U Qualifier Uterine Artery, Left

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 04LF0ZU is grouped in the following groups for version MS-DRG V36.0 applicable from 10/01/2018 through 09/30/2019.

  • 749 - OTHER FEMALE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM O.R. PROCEDURES WITH CC/MCC
  • 750 - OTHER FEMALE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM O.R. PROCEDURES WITHOUT CC/MCC

Convert 04LF0ZU 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.