2021 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0H0U3ZZ

Alteration of Left Breast, Percutaneous Approach

Version 2021
Billable Code

Valid for Submission

ICD-10-PCS:0H0U3ZZ
Short Description:Alteration of Left Breast, Percutaneous Approach
Long Description:Alteration of Left Breast, Percutaneous Approach

0H0U3ZZ is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of alteration of left breast, percutaneous approach. The code is valid for the year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 0H0U3ZZ is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the skin and breast body system, classified under the alteration operation. The applicable bodypart is breast, left.

ICD-10-PCS Details

Position Designation Character Label Notes
1 Section 0 Medical and Surgical
2 Body System H Skin and Breast
3 Operation 0 Alteration

Involves:
Modifying the anatomic structure of a body part without affecting the function of the body part

Explanation:
Principal purpose is to improve appearance

Involves:
Modifying the anatomic structure of a body part without affecting the function of the body part

Explanation:
Principal purpose is to improve appearance

Includes:
  • Face lift, breast augmentation
  • Face lift, breast augmentation
4 BodyPart U Breast, Left Includes:
  • Mammary duct
  • Mammary gland
  • Mammary duct
  • Mammary 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 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 0H0U3ZZ 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
584BREAST BIOPSY, LOCAL EXCISION AND OTHER BREAST PROCEDURES WITH CC/MCC091.8303
585BREAST BIOPSY, LOCAL EXCISION AND OTHER BREAST PROCEDURES WITHOUT CC/MCC091.7423

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 0H0U3ZZ 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.