2020 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0DP6X2Z

Removal of Monitoring Device from Stomach, External Approach

Version 2020 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

0DP6X2Z is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of removal of monitoring device from stomach, external approach. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 0DP6X2Z is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the gastrointestinal system body system, classified under the removal operation. The applicable bodypart is stomach.

Short Description:Removal of Monitoring Device from Stomach, External Approach
Long Description:Removal of Monitoring Device from Stomach, 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 P Removal

Taking out or off a device from a body part

If a device is taken out and a similar device put in without cutting or puncturing the skin or mucous membrane, the procedure is coded to the root operation CHANGE. Otherwise, the procedure for taking out a device is coded to the root operation REMOVAL


  • Drainage tube removal, cardiac pacemaker removal

4 BodyPart 6 Stomach
5 Approach X External

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 2 Monitoring Device


  • Blood glucose monitoring system
  • Cardiac event recorder
  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) device
  • Implantable glucose monitoring device
  • Loop recorder, implantable
  • Reveal (LINQ)(DX)(XT)

7 Qualifier Z No Qualifier

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

Convert 0DP6X2Z 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.