ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 08U8XKZ

Supplement Right Cornea with Nonautologous Tissue Substitute, External Approach

Version 2019 Billable Code Non-covered Procedure Codes Not Covered Medicare
ICD-10-PCS:08U8XKZ
Short Description:Supplement Right Cornea with Nonaut Sub, Extern Approach
Long Description:Supplement Right Cornea with Nonautologous Tissue Substitute, External Approach

Valid for Submission

ICD-10-PCS 08U8XKZ is a billable procedure code but might not be covered by Medicare. 08U8XKZ is used to indicate the performance of supplement right cornea with nonautologous tissue substitute, external approach. The code is valid for the year 2019 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 08U8XKZ is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the eye body system, classified under the supplement 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 U Operation Supplement Herniorrhaphy using mesh, free nerve graft, mitral valve ring annuloplasty, put a new acetabular liner in a previous hip replacement
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 K Device Nonautologous Tissue Substitute Tissue bank graft
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 08U8XKZ 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 08U8XKZ 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.