2022 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 06100A6

Bypass Inferior Vena Cava to Inferior Mesenteric Vein with Autologous Arterial Tissue, Open Approach

Version 2021
Billable Code

Valid for Submission

Short Description:Bypass Inf Vena Cava to Inf Mesent V w Autol Art, Open
Long Description:Bypass Inferior Vena Cava to Inferior Mesenteric Vein with Autologous Arterial Tissue, Open Approach

06100A6 is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of bypass inferior vena cava to inferior mesenteric vein with autologous arterial tissue, open approach. The code is valid for the year 2022 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 06100A6 is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the lower veins body system, classified under the bypass operation. The applicable bodypart is inferior vena cava.

ICD-10-PCS Details

Position Designation Character Label Notes
1 Section 0 Medical and Surgical
2 Body System 6 Lower Veins
3 Operation 1 Bypass

Altering the route of passage of the contents of a tubular body part

Rerouting contents of a body part to a downstream area of the normal route, to a similar route and body part, or to an abnormal route and dissimilar body part. Includes one or more anastomoses, with or without the use of a device

  • Coronary artery bypass, colostomy formation
4 BodyPart 0 Inferior Vena Cava Includes:
  • Postcava
  • Right inferior phrenic vein
  • Right ovarian vein
  • Right second lumbar vein
  • Right suprarenal vein
  • Right testicular vein
5 Approach 0 Open

Cutting through the skin or mucous membrane and any other body layers necessary to expose the site of the procedure

6 Device A Autologous Arterial Tissue
7 Qualifier 6 Inferior Mesenteric Vein

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 06100A6 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

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.

Convert 06100A6 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. 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.