2022 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 08P031Z

Removal of Radioactive Element from Right Eye, Percutaneous Approach

Version 2021
Billable Code

Valid for Submission

ICD-10-PCS:08P031Z
Short Description:Removal of Radioactive Element from Right Eye, Perc Approach
Long Description:Removal of Radioactive Element from Right Eye, Percutaneous Approach

08P031Z is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of removal of radioactive element from right eye, percutaneous approach. The code is valid for the year 2022 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 08P031Z is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the eye body system, classified under the removal operation. The applicable bodypart is eye, right.

ICD-10-PCS Details

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

Involves:
Taking out or off a device from a body part

Explanation:
If a device is taken out and a similar device put in without cutting or puncturing the skin or mucous membrane, the procedure is coded to the root operation CHANGE. Otherwise, the procedure for taking out a device is coded to the root operation REMOVAL

Includes:
  • Drainage tube removal, cardiac pacemaker removal
4 BodyPart 0 Eye, Right Includes:
  • Ciliary body
  • Posterior chamber
5 Approach 3 Percutaneous

Involves:
Entry, by puncture or minor incision, of instrumentation through the skin or mucous membrane and any other body layers necessary to reach the site of the procedure

6 Device 1 Radioactive Element Includes:
  • Brachytherapy seeds
  • CivaSheet(R)
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 08P031Z 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.