ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 08Q8XZZ

Repair Right Cornea, External Approach

Version 2019 Billable Code Non-covered Procedure Codes Not Covered Medicare
ICD-10-PCS: 08Q8XZZ
Short Description:Repair Right Cornea, External Approach
Long Description:Repair Right Cornea, External Approach

Valid for Submission

ICD-10-PCS 08Q8XZZ is a billable procedure code but might not be covered by Medicare. 08Q8XZZ is used to indicate the performance of repair right cornea, external approach. The code is valid for the year 2019 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 08Q8XZZ is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the eye body system, classified under the repair operation. The applicable body part is cornea, right.

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 Q Operation Repair Colostomy takedown, suture of laceration
Character 4 8 Body Part Cornea, Right
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

The Medicare Code Editor (MCE) detects and reports errors in the coding of claims data. The following ICD-10 Code Edits are applicable to this code:

Diagnostic Related Groups

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 08Q8XZZ is grouped in the following groups for version MS-DRG V36.0 applicable from 10/01/2018 through 09/30/2019.

  • 116 - INTRAOCULAR PROCEDURES WITH CC/MCC
  • 117 - INTRAOCULAR PROCEDURES WITHOUT CC/MCC
  • 907 - OTHER O.R. PROCEDURES FOR INJURIES WITH MCC
  • 908 - OTHER O.R. PROCEDURES FOR INJURIES WITH CC
  • 909 - OTHER O.R. PROCEDURES FOR INJURIES WITHOUT CC/MCC
  • 957 - OTHER O.R. PROCEDURES FOR MULTIPLE SIGNIFICANT TRAUMA WITH MCC
  • 958 - OTHER O.R. PROCEDURES FOR MULTIPLE SIGNIFICANT TRAUMA WITH CC
  • 959 - OTHER O.R. PROCEDURES FOR MULTIPLE SIGNIFICANT TRAUMA WITHOUT CC/MCC

Convert 08Q8XZZ 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.