2022 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 09543ZZ

Destruction of Left External Auditory Canal, Percutaneous Approach

Version 2021
Billable Code

Valid for Submission

ICD-10-PCS:09543ZZ
Short Description:Destruction of Left External Auditory Canal, Perc Approach
Long Description:Destruction of Left External Auditory Canal, Percutaneous Approach

09543ZZ is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of destruction of left external auditory canal, percutaneous approach. The code is valid for the year 2022 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 09543ZZ is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the ear, nose, sinus body system, classified under the destruction operation. The applicable bodypart is external auditory canal, left.

ICD-10-PCS Details

Position Designation Character Label Notes
1 Section 0 Medical and Surgical
2 Body System 9 Ear, Nose, Sinus
3 Operation 5 Destruction

Involves:
Physical eradication of all or a portion of a body part by the direct use of energy, force, or a destructive agent

Explanation:
None of the body part is physically taken out

Includes:
  • Fulguration of rectal polyp, cautery of skin lesion
4 BodyPart 4 External Auditory Canal, Left Includes:
  • External auditory meatus
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 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.

Convert 09543ZZ 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.