2021 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0FDC4ZX

Extraction of Ampulla of Vater, Percutaneous Endoscopic Approach, Diagnostic

Version 2021 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

0FDC4ZX is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of extraction of ampulla of vater, percutaneous endoscopic approach, diagnostic. The code is valid for the year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 0FDC4ZX is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the hepatobiliary system and pancreas body system, classified under the extraction operation. The applicable bodypart is ampulla of vater.

ICD-10-PCS:0FDC4ZX
Short Description:Extraction of Ampulla of Vater, Perc Endo Approach, Diagn
Long Description:Extraction of Ampulla of Vater, Percutaneous Endoscopic Approach, Diagnostic

Replacement Code

0FDC4ZX replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10-PCS code(s):

  • 0FBC4ZX - Excision of Ampulla of Vater, Perc Endo Approach, Diagn
  • 0FBC4ZX - Excision of Ampulla of Vater, Perc Endo Approach, Diagn

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 D Extraction

Involves:
Pulling or stripping out or off all or a portion of a body part by the use of force

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

Involves:
Pulling or stripping out or off all or a portion of a body part by the use of force

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

Includes:

  • Dilation and curettage, vein stripping
  • Dilation and curettage, vein stripping

4 BodyPart C Ampulla of Vater

Includes:

  • Duodenal ampulla
  • Hepatopancreatic ampulla
  • Duodenal ampulla
  • Hepatopancreatic ampulla

5 Approach 4 Percutaneous Endoscopic

Involves:
Entry, by puncture or minor incision, of instrumentation through the skin or mucous membrane and any other body layers necessary to reach and visualize the site of the procedure

Involves:
Entry, by puncture or minor incision, of instrumentation through the skin or mucous membrane and any other body layers necessary 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 X Diagnostic

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.