2022 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 08CX0ZZ

Extirpation of Matter from Right Lacrimal Duct, Open Approach

Version 2021
Billable Code

Valid for Submission

Short Description:Extirpation of Matter from R Lacrml Duct, Open Approach
Long Description:Extirpation of Matter from Right Lacrimal Duct, Open Approach

08CX0ZZ is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of extirpation of matter from right lacrimal duct, open approach. The code is valid for the year 2022 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 08CX0ZZ is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the eye body system, classified under the extirpation operation. The applicable bodypart is lacrimal duct, right.

ICD-10-PCS Details

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

Taking or cutting out solid matter from a body part

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

  • Thrombectomy, choledocholithotomy
4 BodyPart X Lacrimal Duct, Right Includes:
  • Lacrimal canaliculus
  • Lacrimal punctum
  • Lacrimal sac
  • Nasolacrimal duct
5 Approach 0 Open

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

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

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

Convert 08CX0ZZ 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.