2022 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0BC37ZZ

Extirpation of Matter from Right Main Bronchus, Via Natural or Artificial Opening

Version 2021
Billable Code

Valid for Submission

ICD-10-PCS:0BC37ZZ
Short Description:Extirpation of Matter from Right Main Bronchus, Via Opening
Long Description:Extirpation of Matter from Right Main Bronchus, Via Natural or Artificial Opening

0BC37ZZ is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of extirpation of matter from right main bronchus, via natural or artificial opening. The code is valid for the year 2022 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 0BC37ZZ is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the respiratory system body system, classified under the extirpation operation. The applicable bodypart is main 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 C Extirpation

Involves:
Taking or cutting out solid matter from a body part

Explanation:
The solid matter may be an abnormal byproduct of a biological function or a foreign body; it may be imbedded in a body part or in the lumen of a tubular body part. The solid matter may or may not have been previously broken into pieces

Includes:
  • Thrombectomy, choledocholithotomy
4 BodyPart 3 Main Bronchus, Right Includes:
  • Bronchus Intermedius
  • Intermediate bronchus
5 Approach 7 Via Natural or Artificial Opening

Involves:
Entry of instrumentation through a natural or artificial external opening to reach 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 0BC37ZZ 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.