2022 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 099KXZZ

Drainage of Nasal Mucosa and Soft Tissue, External Approach

Version 2021
Billable Code

Valid for Submission

ICD-10-PCS:099KXZZ
Short Description:Drainage of Nasal Mucosa and Soft Tissue, External Approach
Long Description:Drainage of Nasal Mucosa and Soft Tissue, External Approach

099KXZZ is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of drainage of nasal mucosa and soft tissue, external approach. The code is valid for the year 2022 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 099KXZZ 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 nasal mucosa and soft tissue.

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 K Nasal Mucosa and Soft Tissue Includes:
  • Columella
  • External naris
  • Greater alar cartilage
  • Internal naris
  • Lateral nasal cartilage
  • Lesser alar cartilage
  • Nasal cavity
  • Nostril
5 Approach X External

Involves:
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

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 099KXZZ 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.