2022 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0BB68ZZ

Excision of Right Lower Lobe Bronchus, Via Natural or Artificial Opening Endoscopic

Version 2021
Billable Code

Valid for Submission

ICD-10-PCS:0BB68ZZ
Short Description:Excision of Right Lower Lobe Bronchus, Endo
Long Description:Excision of Right Lower Lobe Bronchus, Via Natural or Artificial Opening Endoscopic

0BB68ZZ is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of excision of right lower lobe bronchus, via natural or artificial opening endoscopic. The code is valid for the year 2022 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 0BB68ZZ 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 lower lobe bronchus, right.

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 6 Lower Lobe Bronchus, Right
5 Approach 8 Via Natural or Artificial Opening Endoscopic

Involves:
Entry of instrumentation through a natural or artificial external opening 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 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 0BB68ZZ 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.