2021 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0FF78ZZ

Fragmentation in Common Hepatic Duct, Via Natural or Artificial Opening Endoscopic

Version 2021 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

0FF78ZZ is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of fragmentation in 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 0FF78ZZ 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 bodypart is hepatic duct, common.

ICD-10-PCS:0FF78ZZ
Short Description:Fragmentation in Common Hepatic Duct, Endo
Long Description:Fragmentation in Common Hepatic Duct, Via Natural or Artificial Opening Endoscopic

Replacement Code

0FF78ZZ replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10-PCS code(s):

  • 0FF58ZZ - Fragmentation in Right Hepatic Duct, Endo
  • 0FF68ZZ - Fragmentation in 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 F Fragmentation

Involves:
Breaking solid matter in a body part into pieces

Explanation:
Physical force (e.g., manual, ultrasonic) applied directly or indirectly is used to break the solid matter into pieces. The solid matter may be an abnormal byproduct of a biological function or a foreign body. The pieces of solid matter are not taken out

Includes:

  • Extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy, transurethral lithotripsy

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

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 0FF78ZZ 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.