2021 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0KJY0ZZ

Inspection of Lower Muscle, Open Approach

Version 2021
Billable Code

Valid for Submission

ICD-10-PCS:0KJY0ZZ
Short Description:Inspection of Lower Muscle, Open Approach
Long Description:Inspection of Lower Muscle, Open Approach

0KJY0ZZ is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of inspection of lower muscle, open approach. The code is valid for the year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 0KJY0ZZ is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the muscles body system, classified under the inspection operation. The applicable bodypart is lower muscle.

ICD-10-PCS Details

Position Designation Character Label Notes
1 Section 0 Medical and Surgical
2 Body System K Muscles
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 Y Lower 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 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 0KJY0ZZ 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 0KJY0ZZ 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.