2022 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 08LX8ZZ

Occlusion of Right Lacrimal Duct, Via Natural or Artificial Opening Endoscopic

Version 2021
Billable Code

Valid for Submission

ICD-10-PCS:08LX8ZZ
Short Description:Occlusion of Right Lacrimal Duct, Endo
Long Description:Occlusion of Right Lacrimal Duct, Via Natural or Artificial Opening Endoscopic

08LX8ZZ is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of occlusion of right lacrimal duct, via natural or artificial opening endoscopic. The code is valid for the year 2022 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 08LX8ZZ is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the eye body system, classified under the occlusion 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 L Occlusion

Involves:
Completely closing an orifice or the lumen of a tubular body part

Explanation:
The orifice can be a natural orifice or an artificially created orifice

Includes:
  • Fallopian tube ligation, ligation of inferior vena cava
4 BodyPart X Lacrimal Duct, Right Includes:
  • Lacrimal canaliculus
  • Lacrimal punctum
  • Lacrimal sac
  • Nasolacrimal duct
5 Approach 8 Via Natural or Artificial Opening Endoscopic

Involves:
Entry of instrumentation through a natural or artificial external opening to reach and visualize the site of the procedure

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.

Diagnostic Related Groups - MS-DRG Mapping

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 08LX8ZZ is grouped in the following groups for version MS-DRG V38.0 applicable from 10/01/2021 through 09/30/2022.

MS-DRG MS-DRG Title MCD Relative Weight
907OTHER O.R. PROCEDURES FOR INJURIES WITH MCC213.9482
908OTHER O.R. PROCEDURES FOR INJURIES WITH CC212.0504
909OTHER O.R. PROCEDURES FOR INJURIES WITHOUT CC/MCC211.371
957OTHER O.R. PROCEDURES FOR MULTIPLE SIGNIFICANT TRAUMA WITH MCC247.4209
958OTHER O.R. PROCEDURES FOR MULTIPLE SIGNIFICANT TRAUMA WITH CC244.2057
959OTHER O.R. PROCEDURES FOR MULTIPLE SIGNIFICANT TRAUMA WITHOUT CC/MCC242.7361

The relative weight of a diagnostic related group determines the reimbursement rate based on the severity of a patient's illness and the associated cost of care during hospitalization.

Convert 08LX8ZZ 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.