2021 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0JJVXZZ

Inspection of Upper Extremity Subcutaneous Tissue and Fascia, External Approach

Version 2021
Billable Code

Valid for Submission

ICD-10-PCS:0JJVXZZ
Short Description:Inspection of Up Extrem Subcu/Fascia, Extern Approach
Long Description:Inspection of Upper Extremity Subcutaneous Tissue and Fascia, External Approach

0JJVXZZ is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of inspection of upper extremity subcutaneous tissue and fascia, external approach. The code is valid for the year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 0JJVXZZ is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the subcutaneous tissue and fascia body system, classified under the inspection operation. The applicable bodypart is subcutaneous tissue and fascia, upper extremity.

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 J Inspection

Involves:
Visually and/or manually exploring a body part

Explanation:
Visual exploration may be performed with or without optical instrumentation. Manual exploration may be performed directly or through intervening body layers

Involves:
Visually and/or manually exploring a body part

Explanation:
Visual exploration may be performed with or without optical instrumentation. Manual exploration may be performed directly or through intervening body layers

Includes:
  • Diagnostic arthroscopy, exploratory laparotomy
  • Diagnostic arthroscopy, exploratory laparotomy
4 BodyPart V Subcutaneous Tissue and Fascia, Upper Extremity
5 Approach X External

Involves:
Procedures performed directly on the skin or mucous membrane and procedures performed indirectly by the application of external force through the skin or mucous membrane

Involves:
Procedures performed directly on the skin or mucous membrane and procedures performed indirectly by the application of external force through the skin or mucous membrane

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.

Convert 0JJVXZZ 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.