2021 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0GC84ZZ

Extirpation of Matter from Bilateral Carotid Bodies, Percutaneous Endoscopic Approach

Version 2021
Billable Code

Valid for Submission

ICD-10-PCS:0GC84ZZ
Short Description:Extirpate of Matter from Bi Carotid Body, Perc Endo Approach
Long Description:Extirpation of Matter from Bilateral Carotid Bodies, Percutaneous Endoscopic Approach

0GC84ZZ is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of extirpation of matter from bilateral carotid bodies, percutaneous endoscopic approach. The code is valid for the year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 0GC84ZZ is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the endocrine system body system, classified under the extirpation operation. The applicable bodypart is carotid bodies, bilateral.

ICD-10-PCS Details

Position Designation Character Label Notes
1 Section 0 Medical and Surgical
2 Body System G Endocrine System
3 Operation C Extirpation

Involves:
Taking or cutting out solid matter from a body part

Explanation:
The solid matter may be an abnormal byproduct of a biological function or a foreign body; it may be imbedded in a body part or in the lumen of a tubular body part. The solid matter may or may not have been previously broken into pieces

Involves:
Taking or cutting out solid matter from a body part

Explanation:
The solid matter may be an abnormal byproduct of a biological function or a foreign body; it may be imbedded in a body part or in the lumen of a tubular body part. The solid matter may or may not have been previously broken into pieces

Includes:
  • Thrombectomy, choledocholithotomy
  • Thrombectomy, choledocholithotomy
4 BodyPart 8 Carotid Bodies, Bilateral Includes:
  • Carotid glomus
  • Carotid glomus
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 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.

Diagnostic Related Groups - MS-DRG Mapping

The Diagnostic Related Groups (DRGs) are a patient classification scheme which provides a means of relating the type of patients a hospital treats. The procedure code 0GC84ZZ is grouped in the following groups for version MS-DRG V38.0 applicable from 10/01/2020 through 09/30/2021.

MS-DRG MS-DRG Title MCD Relative Weight
252OTHER VASCULAR PROCEDURES WITH MCC053.3207
253OTHER VASCULAR PROCEDURES WITH CC052.6537
254OTHER VASCULAR PROCEDURES WITHOUT CC/MCC051.8095

The relative weight of a diagnostic related group determines the reimbursement rate based on the severity of a patient's illness and the associated cost of care during hospitalization.

Convert 0GC84ZZ 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.