2021 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0HHU81Z

Insertion of Radioactive Element into Left Breast, Via Natural or Artificial Opening Endoscopic

Version 2021
Billable Code

Valid for Submission

ICD-10-PCS:0HHU81Z
Short Description:Insertion of Radioactive Element into Left Breast, Endo
Long Description:Insertion of Radioactive Element into Left Breast, Via Natural or Artificial Opening Endoscopic

0HHU81Z is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of insertion of radioactive element into left breast, via natural or artificial opening endoscopic. The code is valid for the year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 0HHU81Z is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the skin and breast body system, classified under the insertion 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 H Insertion

Involves:
Putting in a nonbiological appliance that monitors, assists, performs, or prevents a physiological function but does not physically take the place of a body part

Involves:
Putting in a nonbiological appliance that monitors, assists, performs, or prevents a physiological function but does not physically take the place of a body part

Includes:
  • Insertion of radioactive implant, insertion of central venous catheter
  • Insertion of radioactive implant, insertion of central venous catheter
4 BodyPart U Breast, Left Includes:
  • Mammary duct
  • Mammary gland
  • Mammary duct
  • Mammary gland
5 Approach 8 Via Natural or Artificial Opening Endoscopic

Involves:
Entry of instrumentation through a natural or artificial external opening to reach and visualize the site of the procedure

Involves:
Entry of instrumentation through a natural or artificial external opening to reach and visualize the site of the procedure

6 Device 1 Radioactive Element Includes:
  • Brachytherapy seeds
  • CivaSheet(R)
  • Brachytherapy seeds
  • CivaSheet(R)
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 0HHU81Z 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
907OTHER O.R. PROCEDURES FOR INJURIES WITH MCC213.9571
908OTHER O.R. PROCEDURES FOR INJURIES WITH CC212.0404
909OTHER O.R. PROCEDURES FOR INJURIES WITHOUT CC/MCC211.3746

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 0HHU81Z 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.