2020 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0DDJ4ZX

Extraction of Appendix, Percutaneous Endoscopic Approach, Diagnostic

Version 2020 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

0DDJ4ZX is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of extraction of appendix, percutaneous endoscopic approach, diagnostic. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 0DDJ4ZX is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the gastrointestinal system body system, classified under the extraction operation. The applicable bodypart is appendix.

ICD-10-PCS:0DDJ4ZX
Short Description:Extraction of Appendix, Perc Endo Approach, Diagn
Long Description:Extraction of Appendix, Percutaneous Endoscopic Approach, Diagnostic

Replacement Code

0DDJ4ZX replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10-PCS code(s):

  • 0DBJ4ZX - Excision of Appendix, Perc Endo Approach, Diagn

ICD-10-PCS Details

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

Involves:
Pulling or stripping out or off all or a portion of a body part by the use of force

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

Includes:

  • Dilation and curettage, vein stripping

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 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 X Diagnostic

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 0DDJ4ZX 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 0DDJ4ZX 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.