2022 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 05790ZZ
Dilation of Right Brachial Vein, Open Approach

Version 2022
Billable Code
ICD-10-PCS:05790ZZ
Short Description:Dilation of Right Brachial Vein, Open Approach
Long Description:Dilation of Right Brachial Vein, Open Approach
Status: Valid for Submission

ICD-10-PCS Details

05790ZZ is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of dilation of right brachial vein, open approach. The code is valid for the year 2022 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 05790ZZ is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the upper veins body system, classified under the dilation operation. The applicable bodypart is brachial vein, right.

Position Designation Character Label Notes
1 Section 0 Medical and Surgical
2 Body System 5 Upper Veins
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 9 Brachial Vein, Right Includes:
  • Radial vein
  • Ulnar vein
5 Approach 0 Open

Involves:
Cutting through the skin or mucous membrane and any other body layers necessary to expose 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.

Replaced Code

05790ZZ was replaced in the 2022 ICD-10-PCS code set with the code(s):

  • 05790Z1 - Dilation of R Brach Vein using Drug Blln, Open Approach
  • 05790Z1 - Dilation of R Brach Vein using Drug Blln, Open Approach
  • 05790Z1 - Dilation of R Brach Vein using Drug Blln, Open Approach

Diagnostic Related Groups - MS-DRG Mapping

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 05790ZZ is grouped in the following groups for version MS-DRG V38.0 applicable from 10/01/2021 through 09/30/2022.

MS-DRG MS-DRG Title MCD Relative Weight
252OTHER VASCULAR PROCEDURES WITH MCC053.3257
253OTHER VASCULAR PROCEDURES WITH CC052.6536
254OTHER VASCULAR PROCEDURES WITHOUT CC/MCC051.8159

The relative weight of a diagnostic related group determines the reimbursement rate based on the severity of a patient's illness and the associated cost of care during hospitalization.

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. These 2022 ICD-10-PCS codes are to be used for discharges occurring from October 1, 2021 through September 30, 2022.

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.