ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 08F5XZZ

Fragmentation in Left Vitreous, External Approach

Version 2019 Billable Code Non-covered Procedure Codes Not Covered Medicare
ICD-10-PCS:08F5XZZ
Short Description:Fragmentation in Left Vitreous, External Approach
Long Description:Fragmentation in Left Vitreous, External Approach

Valid for Submission

ICD-10-PCS 08F5XZZ is a billable procedure code but might not be covered by Medicare. 08F5XZZ is used to indicate the performance of fragmentation in left vitreous, external approach. The code is valid for the year 2019 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 08F5XZZ is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the eye body system, classified under the fragmentation operation. The applicable body part is vitreous, left.

ICD-10-PCS Details

Position Character Code Designation Label Definition
Character 1 0 Section Medical and Surgical
Character 2 8 Body System Eye
Character 3 F Operation Fragmentation Extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy, transurethral lithotripsy
Character 4 5 Body Part Vitreous, Left Vitreous body
Character 5 X Approach External 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
Character 6 Z Device No Device
Character 7 Z Qualifier No Qualifier

Code Edits

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Convert 08F5XZZ 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.