2021 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0GT20ZZ

Resection of Left Adrenal Gland, Open Approach

Version 2021
Billable Code

Valid for Submission

ICD-10-PCS:0GT20ZZ
Short Description:Resection of Left Adrenal Gland, Open Approach
Long Description:Resection of Left Adrenal Gland, Open Approach

0GT20ZZ is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of resection of left adrenal gland, open approach. The code is valid for the year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 0GT20ZZ is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the endocrine system body system, classified under the resection operation. The applicable bodypart is adrenal gland, left.

ICD-10-PCS Details

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

Involves:
Cutting out or off, without replacement, all of a body part

Involves:
Cutting out or off, without replacement, all of a body part

Includes:
  • Total nephrectomy, total lobectomy of lung
  • Total nephrectomy, total lobectomy of lung
4 BodyPart 2 Adrenal Gland, Left Includes:
  • Suprarenal gland
  • Suprarenal gland
5 Approach 0 Open

Involves:
Cutting through the skin or mucous membrane and any other body layers necessary to expose the site of the procedure

Involves:
Cutting through the skin or mucous membrane and any other body layers necessary to expose 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 0GT20ZZ 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
579OTHER SKIN, SUBCUTANEOUS TISSUE AND BREAST PROCEDURES WITH MCC092.9278
580OTHER SKIN, SUBCUTANEOUS TISSUE AND BREAST PROCEDURES WITH CC091.6031
581OTHER SKIN, SUBCUTANEOUS TISSUE AND BREAST PROCEDURES WITHOUT CC/MCC091.2599
614ADRENAL AND PITUITARY PROCEDURES WITH CC/MCC102.3868
615ADRENAL AND PITUITARY PROCEDURES WITHOUT CC/MCC101.5741

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 0GT20ZZ 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.