2021 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0FFCXZZ

Fragmentation in Ampulla of Vater, External Approach

Version 2021
Billable Code
Non-covered Procedure Codes
Not Covered Medicare

Valid for Submission

ICD-10-PCS:0FFCXZZ
Short Description:Fragmentation in Ampulla of Vater, External Approach
Long Description:Fragmentation in Ampulla of Vater, External Approach

0FFCXZZ is a billable procedure code but might not be covered by Medicare. 0FFCXZZ is used to indicate the performance of fragmentation in ampulla of vater, external approach. The code is valid for the year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 0FFCXZZ 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 ampulla of vater.

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

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
  • Extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy, transurethral lithotripsy
4 BodyPart C Ampulla of Vater Includes:
  • Duodenal ampulla
  • Hepatopancreatic ampulla
  • Duodenal ampulla
  • Hepatopancreatic ampulla
5 Approach X External

Involves:
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

Involves:
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

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.

Code Edits

The Medicare Code Editor (MCE) detects and reports errors in the coding of claims data. The following ICD-10 Code Edits are applicable to this code:

Convert 0FFCXZZ 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.