2021 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0H5KXZD

Destruction of Right Lower Leg Skin, Multiple, External Approach

Version 2021
Billable Code

Valid for Submission

ICD-10-PCS:0H5KXZD
Short Description:Destruction of Right Lower Leg Skin, Mult, Extern Approach
Long Description:Destruction of Right Lower Leg Skin, Multiple, External Approach

0H5KXZD is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of destruction of right lower leg skin, multiple, external approach. The code is valid for the year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 0H5KXZD is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the skin and breast body system, classified under the destruction operation. The applicable bodypart is skin, right lower leg.

ICD-10-PCS Details

Position Designation Character Label Notes
1 Section 0 Medical and Surgical
2 Body System H Skin and Breast
3 Operation 5 Destruction

Involves:
Physical eradication of all or a portion of a body part by the direct use of energy, force, or a destructive agent

Explanation:
None of the body part is physically taken out

Involves:
Physical eradication of all or a portion of a body part by the direct use of energy, force, or a destructive agent

Explanation:
None of the body part is physically taken out

Includes:
  • Fulguration of rectal polyp, cautery of skin lesion
  • Fulguration of rectal polyp, cautery of skin lesion
4 BodyPart K Skin, Right Lower Leg
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 D Multiple

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 0H5KXZD 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

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 0H5KXZD 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.