ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0FF6XZZ

Fragmentation in Left Hepatic Duct, External Approach

Version 2019 Billable Code Non-covered Procedure Codes Not Covered Medicare
ICD-10-PCS: 0FF6XZZ
Short Description:Fragmentation in Left Hepatic Duct, External Approach
Long Description:Fragmentation in Left Hepatic Duct, External Approach

Valid for Submission

ICD-10-PCS 0FF6XZZ is a billable procedure code but might not be covered by Medicare. 0FF6XZZ is used to indicate the performance of fragmentation in left hepatic duct, external approach. The code is valid for the year 2019 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 0FF6XZZ is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the hepatobiliary system and pancreas body system, classified under the fragmentation operation. The applicable body part is hepatic duct, left.

Deleted Code

0FF6XZZ was replaced in the 2019 ICD-10-PCS code set with the code(s):

  • 0FF7XZZ - Fragmentation in Common Hepatic Duct, External Approach

ICD-10-PCS Details

Position Character Code Designation Label Definition
Character 1 0 Section Medical and Surgical
Character 2 F Body System Hepatobiliary System and Pancreas
Character 3 F Operation Fragmentation Extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy, transurethral lithotripsy
Character 4 6 Body Part Hepatic Duct, Left
Character 5 X Approach External Procedures performed directly on the skin or mucous membrane and procedures performed indirectly by the application of external force through the skin or mucous membrane
Character 6 Z Device No Device
Character 7 Z Qualifier No Qualifier

Code Edits

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Convert 0FF6XZZ 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.

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.