2021 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0F970ZX

Drainage of Common Hepatic Duct, Open Approach, Diagnostic

Version 2021
Billable Code

Valid for Submission

ICD-10-PCS:0F970ZX
Short Description:Drainage of Common Hepatic Duct, Open Approach, Diagnostic
Long Description:Drainage of Common Hepatic Duct, Open Approach, Diagnostic

0F970ZX is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of drainage of common hepatic duct, open approach, diagnostic. The code is valid for the year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 0F970ZX is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the hepatobiliary system and pancreas body system, classified under the drainage operation. The applicable bodypart is hepatic duct, common.

Replacement Code

0F970ZX replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10-PCS code(s):

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 9 Drainage

Involves:
Taking or letting out fluids and/or gases from a body part

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

Involves:
Taking or letting out fluids and/or gases from a body part

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

Includes:
  • Thoracentesis, incision and drainage
  • Thoracentesis, incision and drainage
4 BodyPart 7 Hepatic Duct, Common
5 Approach 0 Open

Involves:
Cutting through the skin or mucous membrane and any other body layers necessary to expose the site of the procedure

Involves:
Cutting through the skin or mucous membrane and any other body layers necessary to expose 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 - MS-DRG Mapping

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 0F970ZX is grouped in the following groups for version MS-DRG V38.0 applicable from 10/01/2020 through 09/30/2021.

MS-DRG MS-DRG Title MCD Relative Weight
356OTHER DIGESTIVE SYSTEM O.R. PROCEDURES WITH MCC064.2914
357OTHER DIGESTIVE SYSTEM O.R. PROCEDURES WITH CC062.2537
358OTHER DIGESTIVE SYSTEM O.R. PROCEDURES WITHOUT CC/MCC061.339
420HEPATOBILIARY DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURES WITH MCC073.5141
421HEPATOBILIARY DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURES WITH CC071.9089
422HEPATOBILIARY DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURES WITHOUT CC/MCC071.4514

The relative weight of a diagnostic related group determines the reimbursement rate based on the severity of a patient's illness and the associated cost of care during hospitalization.

Convert 0F970ZX 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. These 2021 ICD-10-PCS codes are to be used for discharges occurring from October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

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.