2022 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0H92X0Z

Drainage of Right Ear Skin with Drainage Device, External Approach

Version 2021
Billable Code

Valid for Submission

ICD-10-PCS:0H92X0Z
Short Description:Drainage of Right Ear Skin with Drain Dev, Extern Approach
Long Description:Drainage of Right Ear Skin with Drainage Device, External Approach

0H92X0Z is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of drainage of right ear skin with drainage device, external approach. The code is valid for the year 2022 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 0H92X0Z is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the skin and breast body system, classified under the drainage operation. The applicable bodypart is skin, right ear.

ICD-10-PCS Details

Position Designation Character Label Notes
1 Section 0 Medical and Surgical
2 Body System H Skin and Breast
3 Operation 9 Drainage

Involves:
Taking or letting out fluids and/or gases from a body part

Explanation:
The qualifier DIAGNOSTIC is used to identify drainage procedures that are biopsies

Includes:
  • Thoracentesis, incision and drainage
4 BodyPart 2 Skin, Right Ear
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

6 Device 0 Drainage Device Includes:
  • Cystostomy tube
  • Foley catheter
  • Percutaneous nephrostomy catheter
  • Thoracostomy tube
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 0H92X0Z 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 2022 ICD-10-PCS codes are to be used for discharges occurring from October 1, 2021 through September 30, 2022.

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.