2022 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0BB44ZX

Excision of Right Upper Lobe Bronchus, Percutaneous Endoscopic Approach, Diagnostic

Version 2021
Billable Code

Valid for Submission

ICD-10-PCS:0BB44ZX
Short Description:Excision of R Up Lobe Bronc, Perc Endo Approach, Diagn
Long Description:Excision of Right Upper Lobe Bronchus, Percutaneous Endoscopic Approach, Diagnostic

0BB44ZX is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of excision of right upper lobe bronchus, percutaneous endoscopic approach, diagnostic. The code is valid for the year 2022 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 0BB44ZX is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the respiratory system body system, classified under the excision operation. The applicable bodypart is upper lobe bronchus, right.

Replaced Code

0BB44ZX 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 B Respiratory System
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 4 Upper Lobe Bronchus, Right
5 Approach 4 Percutaneous Endoscopic

Involves:
Entry, by puncture or minor incision, of instrumentation through the skin or mucous membrane and any other body layers necessary to reach and visualize 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 X Diagnostic

Convert 0BB44ZX 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.