2022 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0HWU8NZ

Revision of Tissue Expander in Left Breast, Via Natural or Artificial Opening Endoscopic

Version 2021
Billable Code

Valid for Submission

ICD-10-PCS:0HWU8NZ
Short Description:Revision of Tissue Expander in Left Breast, Endo
Long Description:Revision of Tissue Expander in Left Breast, Via Natural or Artificial Opening Endoscopic

0HWU8NZ is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of revision of tissue expander in left breast, via natural or artificial opening endoscopic. The code is valid for the year 2022 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 0HWU8NZ is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the skin and breast body system, classified under the revision 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 W Revision

Involves:
Correcting, to the extent possible, a portion of a malfunctioning device or the position of a displaced device

Explanation:
Revision can include correcting a malfunctioning or displaced device by taking out or putting in components of the device such as a screw or pin

Includes:
  • Adjustment of position of pacemaker lead, recementing of hip prosthesis
4 BodyPart U Breast, Left Includes:
  • 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

6 Device N Tissue Expander
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 0HWU8NZ 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.