2022 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 09B10ZZ

Excision of Left External Ear, Open Approach

Version 2021
Billable Code

Valid for Submission

ICD-10-PCS:09B10ZZ
Short Description:Excision of Left External Ear, Open Approach
Long Description:Excision of Left External Ear, Open Approach

09B10ZZ is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of excision of left external ear, open approach. The code is valid for the year 2022 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 09B10ZZ is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the ear, nose, sinus body system, classified under the excision operation. The applicable bodypart is external ear, 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 B Excision

Involves:
Cutting out or off, without replacement, a portion of a body part

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

Includes:
  • Partial nephrectomy, liver biopsy
4 BodyPart 1 External Ear, Left Includes:
  • Antihelix
  • Antitragus
  • Auricle
  • Earlobe
  • Helix
  • Pinna
  • Tragus
5 Approach 0 Open

Involves:
Cutting through the skin or mucous membrane and any other body layers necessary to expose 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 09B10ZZ 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.