2021 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0G943ZX

Drainage of Bilateral Adrenal Glands, Percutaneous Approach, Diagnostic

Version 2021
Billable Code

Valid for Submission

ICD-10-PCS:0G943ZX
Short Description:Drainage of Bilateral Adrenal Glands, Perc Approach, Diagn
Long Description:Drainage of Bilateral Adrenal Glands, Percutaneous Approach, Diagnostic

0G943ZX is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of drainage of bilateral adrenal glands, percutaneous approach, diagnostic. The code is valid for the year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 0G943ZX is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the endocrine system body system, classified under the drainage operation. The applicable bodypart is adrenal glands, bilateral.

ICD-10-PCS Details

Position Designation Character Label Notes
1 Section 0 Medical and Surgical
2 Body System G Endocrine System
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 4 Adrenal Glands, Bilateral Includes:
  • Suprarenal gland
  • Suprarenal gland
5 Approach 3 Percutaneous

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

Convert 0G943ZX 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.