2020 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0DQJ7ZZ

Repair Appendix, Via Natural or Artificial Opening

Version 2020 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

0DQJ7ZZ is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of repair appendix, via natural or artificial opening. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 0DQJ7ZZ is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the gastrointestinal system body system, classified under the repair operation. The applicable bodypart is appendix.

ICD-10-PCS:0DQJ7ZZ
Short Description:Repair Appendix, Via Natural or Artificial Opening
Long Description:Repair Appendix, Via Natural or Artificial Opening

ICD-10-PCS Details

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

Involves:
Restoring, to the extent possible, a body part to its normal anatomic structure and function

Explanation:
Used only when the method to accomplish the repair is not one of the other root operations

Includes:

  • Colostomy takedown, suture of laceration

4 BodyPart J Appendix

Includes:

  • Vermiform appendix

5 Approach 7 Via Natural or Artificial Opening

Involves:
Entry of instrumentation through a natural or artificial external opening to reach 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 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 0DQJ7ZZ 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
  • 907 - OTHER O.R. PROCEDURES FOR INJURIES WITH MCC
  • 908 - OTHER O.R. PROCEDURES FOR INJURIES WITH CC
  • 909 - OTHER O.R. PROCEDURES FOR INJURIES WITHOUT CC/MCC
  • 957 - OTHER O.R. PROCEDURES FOR MULTIPLE SIGNIFICANT TRAUMA WITH MCC
  • 958 - OTHER O.R. PROCEDURES FOR MULTIPLE SIGNIFICANT TRAUMA WITH CC
  • 959 - OTHER O.R. PROCEDURES FOR MULTIPLE SIGNIFICANT TRAUMA WITHOUT CC/MCC

Convert 0DQJ7ZZ 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.