2022 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0JC70ZZ

Extirpation of Matter from Back Subcutaneous Tissue and Fascia, Open Approach

Version 2021
Billable Code

Valid for Submission

ICD-10-PCS:0JC70ZZ
Short Description:Extirpation of Matter from Back Subcu/Fascia, Open Approach
Long Description:Extirpation of Matter from Back Subcutaneous Tissue and Fascia, Open Approach

0JC70ZZ is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of extirpation of matter from back subcutaneous tissue and fascia, open approach. The code is valid for the year 2022 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 0JC70ZZ is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the subcutaneous tissue and fascia body system, classified under the extirpation operation. The applicable bodypart is subcutaneous tissue and fascia, back.

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 C Extirpation

Involves:
Taking or cutting out solid matter from a body part

Explanation:
The solid matter may be an abnormal byproduct of a biological function or a foreign body; it may be imbedded in a body part or in the lumen of a tubular body part. The solid matter may or may not have been previously broken into pieces

Includes:
  • Thrombectomy, choledocholithotomy
4 BodyPart 7 Subcutaneous Tissue and Fascia, Back
5 Approach 0 Open

Involves:
Cutting through the skin or mucous membrane and any other body layers necessary to expose 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 0JC70ZZ 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
579OTHER SKIN, SUBCUTANEOUS TISSUE AND BREAST PROCEDURES WITH MCC093.1449
580OTHER SKIN, SUBCUTANEOUS TISSUE AND BREAST PROCEDURES WITH CC091.7288
581OTHER SKIN, SUBCUTANEOUS TISSUE AND BREAST PROCEDURES WITHOUT CC/MCC091.3768
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

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 0JC70ZZ 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.