2022 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 06B50ZZ

Excision of Superior Mesenteric Vein, Open Approach

Version 2021
Billable Code

Valid for Submission

ICD-10-PCS:06B50ZZ
Short Description:Excision of Superior Mesenteric Vein, Open Approach
Long Description:Excision of Superior Mesenteric Vein, Open Approach

06B50ZZ is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of excision of superior mesenteric vein, open approach. The code is valid for the year 2022 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 06B50ZZ is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the lower veins body system, classified under the excision operation. The applicable bodypart is superior mesenteric vein.

ICD-10-PCS Details

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

Involves:
Cutting out or off, without replacement, a portion of a body part

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

Includes:
  • Partial nephrectomy, liver biopsy
4 BodyPart 5 Superior Mesenteric Vein Includes:
  • Right gastroepiploic 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.

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 06B50ZZ 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
270OTHER MAJOR CARDIOVASCULAR PROCEDURES WITH MCC055.187
271OTHER MAJOR CARDIOVASCULAR PROCEDURES WITH CC053.5654
272OTHER MAJOR CARDIOVASCULAR PROCEDURES WITHOUT CC/MCC052.6883

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 06B50ZZ 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.