2022 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 06904ZZ

Drainage of Inferior Vena Cava, Percutaneous Endoscopic Approach

Version 2021
Billable Code

Valid for Submission

ICD-10-PCS:06904ZZ
Short Description:Drainage of Inferior Vena Cava, Perc Endo Approach
Long Description:Drainage of Inferior Vena Cava, Percutaneous Endoscopic Approach

06904ZZ is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of drainage of inferior vena cava, percutaneous endoscopic approach. The code is valid for the year 2022 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 06904ZZ is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the lower veins body system, classified under the drainage 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 9 Drainage

Involves:
Taking or letting out fluids and/or gases from a body part

Explanation:
The qualifier DIAGNOSTIC is used to identify drainage procedures that are biopsies

Includes:
  • Thoracentesis, incision and drainage
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 4 Percutaneous Endoscopic

Involves:
Entry, by puncture or minor incision, of instrumentation through the skin or mucous membrane and any other body layers necessary to reach and visualize 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.

Convert 06904ZZ 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.