ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 05H40MZ

Insertion of Neurostimulator Lead into Left Innominate Vein, Open Approach

Version 2019 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

05H40MZ is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of insertion of neurostimulator lead into left innominate vein, open approach. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 05H40MZ is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the upper veins body system, classified under the insertion operation. The applicable bodypart is innominate vein, left.

ICD-10-PCS: 05H40MZ
Short Description:Insertion of Neuro Lead into L Innom Vein, Open Approach
Long Description:Insertion of Neurostimulator Lead into Left Innominate Vein, Open Approach

Replacement Code

05H40MZ replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10-PCS code(s):

  • 01HY0MZ - Insertion of Neuro Lead into Periph Nrv, Open Approach

ICD-10-PCS Details

Position Character Code Designation Label Definition
Character 1 0 Section Medical and Surgical
Character 2 5 Body System Upper Veins
Character 3 H Operation Insertion Insertion of radioactive implant, insertion of central venous catheter
Character 4 4 BodyPart Innominate Vein, Left Inferior thyroid vein
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 M Device Neurostimulator Lead
Character 7 Z Qualifier No Qualifier

Convert 05H40MZ 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.