2020 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0D9J40Z

Drainage of Appendix with Drainage Device, Percutaneous Endoscopic Approach

Version 2020 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

0D9J40Z is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of drainage of appendix with drainage device, percutaneous endoscopic approach. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 0D9J40Z is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the gastrointestinal system body system, classified under the drainage operation. The applicable bodypart is appendix.

ICD-10-PCS:0D9J40Z
Short Description:Drainage of Appendix with Drain Dev, Perc Endo Approach
Long Description:Drainage of Appendix with Drainage Device, Percutaneous Endoscopic Approach

ICD-10-PCS Details

Position Designation Character Label Notes
1 Section 0 Medical and Surgical
2 Body System D Gastrointestinal System
3 Operation 9 Drainage

Involves:
Taking or letting out fluids and/or gases from a body part

Explanation:
The qualifier DIAGNOSTIC is used to identify drainage procedures that are biopsies

Includes:

  • Thoracentesis, incision and drainage

4 BodyPart J Appendix

Includes:

  • Vermiform appendix

5 Approach 4 Percutaneous Endoscopic

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

6 Device 0 Drainage Device

Includes:

  • Cystostomy tube
  • Foley catheter
  • Percutaneous nephrostomy catheter
  • Thoracostomy tube

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 0D9J40Z is grouped in the following groups for version MS-DRG V37.0 applicable from 10/01/2019 through 09/30/2020.

  • 338 - APPENDECTOMY WITH COMPLICATED PRINCIPAL DIAGNOSIS WITH MCC
  • 339 - APPENDECTOMY WITH COMPLICATED PRINCIPAL DIAGNOSIS WITH CC
  • 340 - APPENDECTOMY WITH COMPLICATED PRINCIPAL DIAGNOSIS WITHOUT CC/MCC
  • 341 - APPENDECTOMY WITHOUT COMPLICATED PRINCIPAL DIAGNOSIS WITH MCC
  • 342 - APPENDECTOMY WITHOUT COMPLICATED PRINCIPAL DIAGNOSIS WITH CC
  • 343 - APPENDECTOMY WITHOUT COMPLICATED PRINCIPAL DIAGNOSIS WITHOUT CC/MCC

Convert 0D9J40Z 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.