2020 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0BBG3ZX

Excision of Left Upper Lung Lobe, Percutaneous Approach, Diagnostic

Version 2020 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

0BBG3ZX is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of excision of left upper lung lobe, percutaneous approach, diagnostic. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 0BBG3ZX 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 lung lobe, left.

Short Description:Excision of Left Upper Lung Lobe, Perc Approach, Diagn
Long Description:Excision of Left Upper Lung Lobe, Percutaneous Approach, Diagnostic

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

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

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


  • Partial nephrectomy, liver biopsy

4 BodyPart G Upper Lung Lobe, Left
5 Approach 3 Percutaneous

Entry, by puncture or minor incision, of instrumentation through the skin or mucous membrane and any other body layers necessary to reach the site of the procedure

6 Device Z No Device

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 0BBG3ZX 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. This 2020 ICD-10-PCS code is to be used for discharges occurring from October 1, 2019 through September 30, 2020.

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.