2021 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0F978ZZ

Drainage of Common Hepatic Duct, Via Natural or Artificial Opening Endoscopic

Version 2021 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

0F978ZZ is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of drainage of common hepatic duct, via natural or artificial opening endoscopic. The code is valid for the year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 0F978ZZ 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.

ICD-10-PCS:0F978ZZ
Short Description:Drainage of Common Hepatic Duct, Endo
Long Description:Drainage of Common Hepatic Duct, Via Natural or Artificial Opening Endoscopic

Replacement Code

0F978ZZ replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10-PCS code(s):

  • 0F958ZZ - Drainage of Right Hepatic Duct, Endo
  • 0F958ZZ - Drainage of Right Hepatic Duct, Endo
  • 0F968ZZ - Drainage of Left Hepatic Duct, Endo
  • 0F968ZZ - Drainage of Left 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 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 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

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 0F978ZZ 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.