2020 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 08U93KZ

Supplement Left Cornea with Nonautologous Tissue Substitute, Percutaneous Approach

Version 2020 Billable Code Non-covered Procedure Codes Not Covered Medicare

Valid for Submission

08U93KZ is a billable procedure code but might not be covered by Medicare. 08U93KZ is used to indicate the performance of supplement left cornea with nonautologous tissue substitute, percutaneous approach. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 08U93KZ is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the eye body system, classified under the supplement operation. The applicable bodypart is cornea, left.

ICD-10-PCS:08U93KZ
Short Description:Supplement Left Cornea with Nonaut Sub, Perc Approach
Long Description:Supplement Left Cornea with Nonautologous Tissue Substitute, Percutaneous Approach

ICD-10-PCS Details

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

Involves:
Putting in or on biological or synthetic material that physically reinforces and/or augments the function of a portion of a body part

Explanation:
The biological material is non-living, or is living and from the same individual. The body part may have been previously replaced, and the Supplement procedure is performed to physically reinforce and/or augment the function of the replaced body part

Includes:

  • Herniorrhaphy using mesh, free nerve graft, mitral valve ring annuloplasty, put a new acetabular liner in a previous hip replacement

4 BodyPart 9 Cornea, Left
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 K Nonautologous Tissue Substitute

Includes:

  • Acellular Hydrated Dermis
  • Bone bank bone graft
  • Cook Biodesign(R) Fistula Plug(s)
  • Cook Biodesign(R) Hernia Graft(s)
  • Cook Biodesign(R) Layered Graft(s)
  • Cook Zenapro(tm) Layered Graft(s)
  • Tissue bank graft

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.

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 08U93KZ is grouped in the following groups for version MS-DRG V37.0 applicable from 10/01/2019 through 09/30/2020.

  • 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 08U93KZ 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. This 2020 ICD-10-PCS code is to be used for discharges occurring from October 1, 2019 through September 30, 2020.

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.