2021 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0K993ZX

Drainage of Right Lower Arm and Wrist Muscle, Percutaneous Approach, Diagnostic

Version 2021
Billable Code

Valid for Submission

ICD-10-PCS:0K993ZX
Short Description:Drainage of R Low Arm & Wrist Muscle, Perc Approach, Diagn
Long Description:Drainage of Right Lower Arm and Wrist Muscle, Percutaneous Approach, Diagnostic

0K993ZX is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of drainage of right lower arm and wrist muscle, percutaneous approach, diagnostic. The code is valid for the year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 0K993ZX 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 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 X Diagnostic

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 0K993ZX 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

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 0K993ZX 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.