2022 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0HBWXZZ

Excision of Right Nipple, External Approach

Version 2021
Billable Code

Valid for Submission

ICD-10-PCS:0HBWXZZ
Short Description:Excision of Right Nipple, External Approach
Long Description:Excision of Right Nipple, External Approach

0HBWXZZ is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of excision of right nipple, external approach. The code is valid for the year 2022 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

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

ICD-10-PCS Details

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

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

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

Includes:
  • Partial nephrectomy, liver biopsy
4 BodyPart W Nipple, Right Includes:
  • Areola
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 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 0HBWXZZ is grouped in the following groups for version MS-DRG V38.0 applicable from 10/01/2021 through 09/30/2022.

MS-DRG MS-DRG Title MCD Relative Weight
584BREAST BIOPSY, LOCAL EXCISION AND OTHER BREAST PROCEDURES WITH CC/MCC091.8367
585BREAST BIOPSY, LOCAL EXCISION AND OTHER BREAST PROCEDURES WITHOUT CC/MCC091.7396
907OTHER O.R. PROCEDURES FOR INJURIES WITH MCC213.9482
908OTHER O.R. PROCEDURES FOR INJURIES WITH CC212.0504
909OTHER O.R. PROCEDURES FOR INJURIES WITHOUT CC/MCC211.371
957OTHER O.R. PROCEDURES FOR MULTIPLE SIGNIFICANT TRAUMA WITH MCC247.4209
958OTHER O.R. PROCEDURES FOR MULTIPLE SIGNIFICANT TRAUMA WITH CC244.2057
959OTHER O.R. PROCEDURES FOR MULTIPLE SIGNIFICANT TRAUMA WITHOUT CC/MCC242.7361

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 0HBWXZZ 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.