2022 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 09Q4XZZ

Repair Left External Auditory Canal, External Approach

Version 2021
Billable Code

Valid for Submission

ICD-10-PCS:09Q4XZZ
Short Description:Repair Left External Auditory Canal, External Approach
Long Description:Repair Left External Auditory Canal, External Approach

09Q4XZZ is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of repair left external auditory canal, external approach. The code is valid for the year 2022 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 09Q4XZZ is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the ear, nose, sinus body system, classified under the repair 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 Q Repair

Involves:
Restoring, to the extent possible, a body part to its normal anatomic structure and function

Explanation:
Used only when the method to accomplish the repair is not one of the other root operations

Includes:
  • Colostomy takedown, suture of laceration
4 BodyPart 4 External Auditory Canal, Left Includes:
  • External auditory meatus
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 09Q4XZZ 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.