2022 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 099570Z

Drainage of Right Middle Ear with Drainage Device, Via Natural or Artificial Opening

Version 2021
Billable Code

Valid for Submission

ICD-10-PCS:099570Z
Short Description:Drainage of Right Middle Ear with Drain Dev, Via Opening
Long Description:Drainage of Right Middle Ear with Drainage Device, Via Natural or Artificial Opening

099570Z is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of drainage of right middle ear with drainage device, via natural or artificial opening. The code is valid for the year 2022 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 099570Z is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the ear, nose, sinus body system, classified under the drainage operation. The applicable bodypart is middle ear, right.

Replacement Code

099570Z replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10-PCS code(s):

ICD-10-PCS Details

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

Involves:
Taking or letting out fluids and/or gases from a body part

Explanation:
The qualifier DIAGNOSTIC is used to identify drainage procedures that are biopsies

Includes:
  • Thoracentesis, incision and drainage
4 BodyPart 5 Middle Ear, Right Includes:
  • Oval window
  • Tympanic cavity
5 Approach 7 Via Natural or Artificial Opening

Involves:
Entry of instrumentation through a natural or artificial external opening to reach the site of the procedure

6 Device 0 Drainage Device Includes:
  • Cystostomy tube
  • Foley catheter
  • Percutaneous nephrostomy catheter
  • Thoracostomy tube
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.

Diagnostic Related Groups - MS-DRG Mapping

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 099570Z is grouped in the following groups for version MS-DRG V38.0 applicable from 10/01/2021 through 09/30/2022.

MS-DRG MS-DRG Title MCD Relative Weight
143OTHER EAR, NOSE, MOUTH AND THROAT O.R. PROCEDURES WITH MCC032.9798
144OTHER EAR, NOSE, MOUTH AND THROAT O.R. PROCEDURES WITH CC031.7615
145OTHER EAR, NOSE, MOUTH AND THROAT O.R. PROCEDURES WITHOUT CC/MCC031.2246

The relative weight of a diagnostic related group determines the reimbursement rate based on the severity of a patient's illness and the associated cost of care during hospitalization.

Convert 099570Z 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.