|Character 1||0||Section||Medical and Surgical|
|Character 2||D||Body System||Gastrointestinal System|
|Character 3||1||Operation||Bypass||Coronary artery bypass, colostomy formation|
|Character 4||8||BodyPart||Small Intestine|
|Character 5||8||Approach||Via Natural or Artificial Opening Endoscopic||Entry of instrumentation through a natural or artificial external opening to reach and visualize the site of the procedure|
|Character 6||K||Device||Nonautologous Tissue Substitute||Tissue bank graft|
|Character 7||M||Qualifier||Descending Colon|
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 0D188KM is grouped in the following groups for version MS-DRG V37.0 applicable from 10/01/2019 through 09/30/2020.
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.