2021 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0K9900Z

Drainage of Right Lower Arm and Wrist Muscle with Drainage Device, Open Approach

Version 2021
Billable Code

Valid for Submission

ICD-10-PCS:0K9900Z
Short Description:Drain R Low Arm & Wrist Muscle w Drain Dev, Open
Long Description:Drainage of Right Lower Arm and Wrist Muscle with Drainage Device, Open Approach

0K9900Z is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of drainage of right lower arm and wrist muscle with drainage device, open approach. The code is valid for the year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 0K9900Z is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the muscles body system, classified under the drainage operation. The applicable bodypart is lower arm and wrist muscle, right.

ICD-10-PCS Details

Position Designation Character Label Notes
1 Section 0 Medical and Surgical
2 Body System K Muscles
3 Operation 9 Drainage

Involves:
Taking or letting out fluids and/or gases from a body part

Explanation:
The qualifier DIAGNOSTIC is used to identify drainage procedures that are biopsies

Involves:
Taking or letting out fluids and/or gases from a body part

Explanation:
The qualifier DIAGNOSTIC is used to identify drainage procedures that are biopsies

Includes:
  • Thoracentesis, incision and drainage
  • Thoracentesis, incision and drainage
4 BodyPart 9 Lower Arm and Wrist Muscle, Right Includes:
  • Anatomical snuffbox
  • Brachioradialis muscle
  • Extensor carpi radialis muscle
  • Extensor carpi ulnaris muscle
  • Flexor carpi radialis muscle
  • Flexor carpi ulnaris muscle
  • Flexor pollicis longus muscle
  • Palmaris longus muscle
  • Pronator quadratus muscle
  • Pronator teres muscle
  • Anatomical snuffbox
  • Brachioradialis muscle
  • Extensor carpi radialis muscle
  • Extensor carpi ulnaris muscle
  • Flexor carpi radialis muscle
  • Flexor carpi ulnaris muscle
  • Flexor pollicis longus muscle
  • Palmaris longus muscle
  • Pronator quadratus muscle
  • Pronator teres muscle
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 0 Drainage Device Includes:
  • Cystostomy tube
  • Foley catheter
  • Percutaneous nephrostomy catheter
  • Thoracostomy tube
  • Cystostomy tube
  • Foley catheter
  • Percutaneous nephrostomy catheter
  • Thoracostomy tube
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 0K9900Z 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
500SOFT TISSUE PROCEDURES WITH MCC083.1539
501SOFT TISSUE PROCEDURES WITH CC081.745
502SOFT TISSUE PROCEDURES WITHOUT CC/MCC081.3308
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
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 0K9900Z 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.