2021 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0J0H3ZZ

Alteration of Left Lower Arm Subcutaneous Tissue and Fascia, Percutaneous Approach

Version 2021
Billable Code

Valid for Submission

ICD-10-PCS:0J0H3ZZ
Short Description:Alteration of L Low Arm Subcu/Fascia, Perc Approach
Long Description:Alteration of Left Lower Arm Subcutaneous Tissue and Fascia, Percutaneous Approach

0J0H3ZZ is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of alteration of left lower arm subcutaneous tissue and fascia, percutaneous approach. The code is valid for the year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 0J0H3ZZ is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the subcutaneous tissue and fascia body system, classified under the alteration operation. The applicable bodypart is subcutaneous tissue and fascia, left lower arm.

ICD-10-PCS Details

Position Designation Character Label Notes
1 Section 0 Medical and Surgical
2 Body System J Subcutaneous Tissue and Fascia
3 Operation 0 Alteration

Involves:
Modifying the anatomic structure of a body part without affecting the function of the body part

Explanation:
Principal purpose is to improve appearance

Involves:
Modifying the anatomic structure of a body part without affecting the function of the body part

Explanation:
Principal purpose is to improve appearance

Includes:
  • Face lift, breast augmentation
  • Face lift, breast augmentation
4 BodyPart H Subcutaneous Tissue and Fascia, Left Lower Arm Includes:
  • Antebrachial fascia
  • Bicipital aponeurosis
  • Antebrachial fascia
  • Bicipital aponeurosis
5 Approach 3 Percutaneous

Involves:
Entry, by puncture or minor incision, of instrumentation through the skin or mucous membrane and any other body layers necessary to reach the site of the procedure

Involves:
Entry, by puncture or minor incision, of instrumentation through the skin or mucous membrane and any other body layers necessary to reach the site of the procedure

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 0J0H3ZZ 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
619O.R. PROCEDURES FOR OBESITY WITH MCC103.0611
620O.R. PROCEDURES FOR OBESITY WITH CC101.7611
621O.R. PROCEDURES FOR OBESITY WITHOUT CC/MCC101.5964
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 0J0H3ZZ 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.