2022 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 06FF3Z0

Fragmentation of Right External Iliac Vein, Percutaneous Approach, Ultrasonic

Version 2021
Billable Code

Valid for Submission

Short Description:Fragmentation of R Ext Iliac Vein, Perc Approach, US
Long Description:Fragmentation of Right External Iliac Vein, Percutaneous Approach, Ultrasonic

06FF3Z0 is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of fragmentation of right external iliac vein, percutaneous approach, ultrasonic. The code is valid for the year 2022 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 06FF3Z0 is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the lower veins body system, classified under the fragmentation operation. The applicable bodypart is external iliac vein, right.

Replacement Code

06FF3Z0 replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10-PCS code(s):

ICD-10-PCS Details

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

Breaking solid matter in a body part into pieces

Physical force (e.g., manual, ultrasonic) applied directly or indirectly is used to break the solid matter into pieces. The solid matter may be an abnormal byproduct of a biological function or a foreign body. The pieces of solid matter are not taken out

  • Extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy, transurethral lithotripsy
4 BodyPart F External Iliac Vein, Right
5 Approach 3 Percutaneous

Entry, by puncture or minor incision, of instrumentation through the skin or mucous membrane and any other body layers necessary to reach the site of the procedure

6 Device Z No Device

The value Z is used for the sixth character to indicate that a specific device does not apply to the procedure.

7 Qualifier 0 Ultrasonic

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 06FF3Z0 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.

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.