2021 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0JH70MZ

Insertion of Stimulator Generator into Back Subcutaneous Tissue and Fascia, Open Approach

Version 2021
Billable Code
Non-covered Procedure Codes
Not Covered Medicare

Valid for Submission

ICD-10-PCS:0JH70MZ
Short Description:Insertion of Stim Gen into Back Subcu/Fascia, Open Approach
Long Description:Insertion of Stimulator Generator into Back Subcutaneous Tissue and Fascia, Open Approach

0JH70MZ is a billable procedure code but might not be covered by Medicare. 0JH70MZ is used to indicate the performance of insertion of stimulator generator into back subcutaneous tissue and fascia, open approach. The code is valid for the year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 0JH70MZ is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the subcutaneous tissue and fascia body system, classified under the insertion 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 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 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

Involves:
Cutting through the skin or mucous membrane and any other body layers necessary to expose the site of the procedure

6 Device M Stimulator Generator
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.

Code Edits

The Medicare Code Editor (MCE) detects and reports errors in the coding of claims data. The following ICD-10 Code Edits are applicable to this code:

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 0JH70MZ 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
040PERIPHERAL, CRANIAL NERVE AND OTHER NERVOUS SYSTEM PROCEDURES WITH MCC013.9578
041PERIPHERAL, CRANIAL NERVE AND OTHER NERVOUS SYSTEM PROCEDURES WITH CC OR PERIPHERAL NEUROSTIMULATOR012.3511
042PERIPHERAL, CRANIAL NERVE AND OTHER NERVOUS SYSTEM PROCEDURES WITHOUT CC/MCC011.8849
252OTHER VASCULAR PROCEDURES WITH MCC053.3207
253OTHER VASCULAR PROCEDURES WITH CC052.6537
254OTHER VASCULAR PROCEDURES WITHOUT CC/MCC051.8095

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 0JH70MZ 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.