2021 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0H8DXZZ

Division of Right Lower Arm Skin, External Approach

Version 2021
Billable Code

Valid for Submission

ICD-10-PCS:0H8DXZZ
Short Description:Division of Right Lower Arm Skin, External Approach
Long Description:Division of Right Lower Arm Skin, External Approach

0H8DXZZ is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of division of right lower arm skin, external approach. The code is valid for the year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 0H8DXZZ is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the skin and breast body system, classified under the division operation. The applicable bodypart is skin, right lower arm.

ICD-10-PCS Details

Position Designation Character Label Notes
1 Section 0 Medical and Surgical
2 Body System H Skin and Breast
3 Operation 8 Division

Involves:
Cutting into a body part, without draining fluids and/or gases from the body part, in order to separate or transect a body part

Explanation:
All or a portion of the body part is separated into two or more portions

Involves:
Cutting into a body part, without draining fluids and/or gases from the body part, in order to separate or transect a body part

Explanation:
All or a portion of the body part is separated into two or more portions

Includes:
  • Spinal cordotomy, osteotomy
  • Spinal cordotomy, osteotomy
4 BodyPart D Skin, Right Lower Arm
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 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.

Convert 0H8DXZZ 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.