2022 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 09Q50ZZ

Repair Right Middle Ear, Open Approach

Version 2021
Billable Code

Valid for Submission

ICD-10-PCS:09Q50ZZ
Short Description:Repair Right Middle Ear, Open Approach
Long Description:Repair Right Middle Ear, Open Approach

09Q50ZZ is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of repair right middle ear, open approach. The code is valid for the year 2022 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 09Q50ZZ 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 middle ear, right.

Replaced Code

09Q50ZZ was replaced in the 2022 ICD-10-PCS code set with the 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 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 5 Middle Ear, Right Includes:
  • Oval window
  • Tympanic cavity
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.

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 09Q50ZZ 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 09Q50ZZ 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.