2022 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 08CTXZZ

Extirpation of Matter from Left Conjunctiva, External Approach

Version 2021
Billable Code

Valid for Submission

ICD-10-PCS:08CTXZZ
Short Description:Extirpation of Matter from Left Conjunctiva, Extern Approach
Long Description:Extirpation of Matter from Left Conjunctiva, External Approach

08CTXZZ is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of extirpation of matter from left conjunctiva, external approach. The code is valid for the year 2022 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 08CTXZZ is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the eye body system, classified under the extirpation operation. The applicable bodypart is conjunctiva, left.

ICD-10-PCS Details

Position Designation Character Label Notes
1 Section 0 Medical and Surgical
2 Body System 8 Eye
3 Operation C Extirpation

Involves:
Taking or cutting out solid matter from a body part

Explanation:
The solid matter may be an abnormal byproduct of a biological function or a foreign body; it may be imbedded in a body part or in the lumen of a tubular body part. The solid matter may or may not have been previously broken into pieces

Includes:
  • Thrombectomy, choledocholithotomy
4 BodyPart T Conjunctiva, Left Includes:
  • Plica semilunaris
5 Approach X External

Involves:
Procedures performed directly on the skin or mucous membrane and procedures performed indirectly by the application of external force through the skin or mucous membrane

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 08CTXZZ 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.