2020 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0BFB0ZZ

Fragmentation in Left Lower Lobe Bronchus, Open Approach

Version 2020 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

0BFB0ZZ is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of fragmentation in left lower lobe bronchus, open approach. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 0BFB0ZZ is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the respiratory system body system, classified under the fragmentation operation. The applicable bodypart is lower lobe bronchus, left.

ICD-10-PCS:0BFB0ZZ
Short Description:Fragmentation in Left Lower Lobe Bronchus, Open Approach
Long Description:Fragmentation in Left Lower Lobe Bronchus, Open Approach

ICD-10-PCS Details

Position Designation Character Label Notes
1 Section 0 Medical and Surgical
2 Body System B Respiratory System
3 Operation F Fragmentation

Involves:
Breaking solid matter in a body part into pieces

Explanation:
Physical force (e.g., manual, ultrasonic) applied directly or indirectly is used to break the solid matter into pieces. The solid matter may be an abnormal byproduct of a biological function or a foreign body. The pieces of solid matter are not taken out

Includes:

  • Extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy, transurethral lithotripsy

4 BodyPart B Lower Lobe Bronchus, Left
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

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 0BFB0ZZ is grouped in the following groups for version MS-DRG V37.0 applicable from 10/01/2019 through 09/30/2020.

  • 163 - MAJOR CHEST PROCEDURES WITH MCC
  • 164 - MAJOR CHEST PROCEDURES WITH CC
  • 165 - MAJOR CHEST PROCEDURES WITHOUT CC/MCC

Convert 0BFB0ZZ 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.