2020 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0BYC0Z1

Transplantation of Right Upper Lung Lobe, Syngeneic, Open Approach

Version 2020 Billable Code Limited Coverage

Valid for Submission

0BYC0Z1 is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of transplantation of right upper lung lobe, syngeneic, open approach. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 0BYC0Z1 is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the respiratory system body system, classified under the transplantation operation. The applicable bodypart is upper lung lobe, right.

Short Description:Transplantation of R Up Lung Lobe, Syngen, Open Approach
Long Description:Transplantation of Right Upper Lung Lobe, Syngeneic, 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 Y Transplantation

Putting in or on all or a portion of a living body part taken from another individual or animal to physically take the place and/or function of all or a portion of a similar body part

The native body part may or may not be taken out, and the transplanted body part may take over all or a portion of its function


  • Kidney transplant, heart transplant

4 BodyPart C Upper Lung Lobe, Right
5 Approach 0 Open

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

The value Z is used for the sixth character to indicate that a specific device does not apply to the procedure.

7 Qualifier 1 Syngeneic

Code Edits

The Medicare Code Editor (MCE) detects and reports errors in the coding of claims data. The following ICD-10 Code Edits are applicable to this code:

  • Limited Coverage - this code is intended for for certain procedures whose medical complexity and serious nature incur extraordinary associated costs, medicare limits coverage to a portion of the cost.

Convert 0BYC0Z1 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.