2022 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 08D8XZX

Extraction of Right Cornea, External Approach, Diagnostic

Version 2021
Billable Code

Valid for Submission

ICD-10-PCS:08D8XZX
Short Description:Extraction of Right Cornea, External Approach, Diagnostic
Long Description:Extraction of Right Cornea, External Approach, Diagnostic

08D8XZX is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of extraction of right cornea, external approach, diagnostic. The code is valid for the year 2022 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 08D8XZX is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the eye body system, classified under the extraction operation. The applicable bodypart is cornea, right.

ICD-10-PCS Details

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

Involves:
Pulling or stripping out or off all or a portion of a body part by the use of force

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

Includes:
  • Dilation and curettage, vein stripping
4 BodyPart 8 Cornea, Right
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 X Diagnostic

Convert 08D8XZX 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.