2020 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0DBQXZZ

Excision of Anus, External Approach

Version 2020 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

0DBQXZZ is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of excision of anus, external approach. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 0DBQXZZ is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the gastrointestinal system body system, classified under the excision operation. The applicable bodypart is anus.

ICD-10-PCS:0DBQXZZ
Short Description:Excision of Anus, External Approach
Long Description:Excision of Anus, External Approach

ICD-10-PCS Details

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

Involves:
Cutting out or off, without replacement, a portion of a body part

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

Includes:

  • Partial nephrectomy, liver biopsy

4 BodyPart Q Anus

Includes:

  • Anal orifice

5 Approach X External

Involves:
Procedures performed directly on the skin or mucous membrane and procedures performed indirectly by the application of external force through the skin or mucous membrane

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

  • 347 - ANAL AND STOMAL PROCEDURES WITH MCC
  • 348 - ANAL AND STOMAL PROCEDURES WITH CC
  • 349 - ANAL AND STOMAL PROCEDURES WITHOUT CC/MCC

Convert 0DBQXZZ 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.