2020 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0F768ZZ

Dilation of Left Hepatic Duct, Via Natural or Artificial Opening Endoscopic

Version 2020 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

0F768ZZ is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of dilation of left hepatic duct, via natural or artificial opening endoscopic. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 0F768ZZ is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the hepatobiliary system and pancreas body system, classified under the dilation operation. The applicable bodypart is hepatic duct, left.

ICD-10-PCS:0F768ZZ
Short Description:Dilation of Left Hepatic Duct, Endo
Long Description:Dilation of Left Hepatic Duct, Via Natural or Artificial Opening Endoscopic

Replaced Code

0F768ZZ was replaced in the 2020 ICD-10-PCS code set with the code(s):

  • 0F778ZZ - Dilation of Common Hepatic Duct, Endo

ICD-10-PCS Details

Position Designation Character Label Notes
1 Section 0 Medical and Surgical
2 Body System F Hepatobiliary System and Pancreas
3 Operation 7 Dilation

Involves:
Expanding an orifice or the lumen of a tubular body part

Explanation:
The orifice can be a natural orifice or an artificially created orifice. Accomplished by stretching a tubular body part using intraluminal pressure or by cutting part of the orifice or wall of the tubular body part

Includes:

  • Percutaneous transluminal angioplasty, internal urethrotomy

4 BodyPart 6 Hepatic Duct, Left
5 Approach 8 Via Natural or Artificial Opening Endoscopic

Involves:
Entry of instrumentation through a natural or artificial external opening 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 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.

Convert 0F768ZZ 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.