ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 079J0ZX

Drainage of Left Inguinal Lymphatic, Open Approach, Diagnostic

Version 2019 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

079J0ZX is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of drainage of left inguinal lymphatic, open approach, diagnostic. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 079J0ZX is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the lymphatic and hemic systems body system, classified under the drainage operation. The applicable bodypart is lymphatic, left inguinal.

ICD-10-PCS: 079J0ZX
Short Description:Drainage of Left Inguinal Lymphatic, Open Approach, Diagn
Long Description:Drainage of Left Inguinal Lymphatic, Open Approach, Diagnostic

ICD-10-PCS Details

Position Character Code Designation Label Definition
Character 1 0 Section Medical and Surgical
Character 2 7 Body System Lymphatic and Hemic Systems
Character 3 9 Operation Drainage Thoracentesis, incision and drainage
Character 4 J BodyPart Lymphatic, Left Inguinal
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 Z Device No Device
Character 7 X Qualifier Diagnostic

Diagnostic Related Groups

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 079J0ZX is grouped in the following groups for version MS-DRG V36.0 applicable from 10/01/2019 through 09/30/2020.

  • 040 - PERIPHERAL, CRANIAL NERVE AND OTHER NERVOUS SYSTEM PROCEDURES WITH MCC
  • 041 - PERIPHERAL, CRANIAL NERVE AND OTHER NERVOUS SYSTEM PROCEDURES WITH CC OR PERIPHERAL NEUROSTIMULATOR
  • 042 - PERIPHERAL, CRANIAL NERVE AND OTHER NERVOUS SYSTEM PROCEDURES WITHOUT CC/MCC
  • 515 - OTHER MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE O.R. PROCEDURES WITH MCC
  • 516 - OTHER MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE O.R. PROCEDURES WITH CC
  • 517 - OTHER MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE O.R. PROCEDURES WITHOUT CC/MCC
  • 579 - OTHER SKIN, SUBCUTANEOUS TISSUE AND BREAST PROCEDURES WITH MCC
  • 580 - OTHER SKIN, SUBCUTANEOUS TISSUE AND BREAST PROCEDURES WITH CC
  • 581 - OTHER SKIN, SUBCUTANEOUS TISSUE AND BREAST PROCEDURES WITHOUT CC/MCC
  • 628 - OTHER ENDOCRINE, NUTRITIONAL AND METABOLIC O.R. PROCEDURES WITH MCC
  • 629 - OTHER ENDOCRINE, NUTRITIONAL AND METABOLIC O.R. PROCEDURES WITH CC
  • 630 - OTHER ENDOCRINE, NUTRITIONAL AND METABOLIC O.R. PROCEDURES WITHOUT CC/MCC
  • 715 - OTHER MALE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM O.R. PROCEDURES FOR MALIGNANCY WITH CC/MCC
  • 716 - OTHER MALE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM O.R. PROCEDURES FOR MALIGNANCY WITHOUT CC/MCC
  • 717 - OTHER MALE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM O.R. PROCEDURES EXCEPT MALIGNANCY WITH CC/MCC
  • 718 - OTHER MALE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM O.R. PROC EXCEPT MALIGNANCY WITHOUT CC/MCC
  • 749 - OTHER FEMALE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM O.R. PROCEDURES WITH CC/MCC
  • 750 - OTHER FEMALE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM O.R. PROCEDURES WITHOUT CC/MCC
  • 802 - OTHER O.R. PROCEDURES OF THE BLOOD AND BLOOD FORMING ORGANS WITH MCC
  • 803 - OTHER O.R. PROCEDURES OF THE BLOOD AND BLOOD FORMING ORGANS WITH CC
  • 804 - OTHER O.R. PROCEDURES OF THE BLOOD AND BLOOD FORMING ORGANS WITHOUT CC/MCC

Convert 079J0ZX 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.