2021 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0KN1XZZ

Release Facial Muscle, External Approach

Version 2021
Billable Code

Valid for Submission

ICD-10-PCS:0KN1XZZ
Short Description:Release Facial Muscle, External Approach
Long Description:Release Facial Muscle, External Approach

0KN1XZZ is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of release facial muscle, external approach. The code is valid for the year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 0KN1XZZ is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the muscles body system, classified under the release operation. The applicable bodypart is facial muscle.

ICD-10-PCS Details

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

Involves:
Freeing a body part from an abnormal physical constraint by cutting or by the use of force

Explanation:
Some of the restraining tissue may be taken out but none of the body part is taken out

Involves:
Freeing a body part from an abnormal physical constraint by cutting or by the use of force

Explanation:
Some of the restraining tissue may be taken out but none of the body part is taken out

Includes:
  • Adhesiolysis, carpal tunnel release
  • Adhesiolysis, carpal tunnel release
4 BodyPart 1 Facial Muscle Includes:
  • Buccinator muscle
  • Corrugator supercilii muscle
  • Depressor anguli oris muscle
  • Depressor labii inferioris muscle
  • Depressor septi nasi muscle
  • Depressor supercilii muscle
  • Levator anguli oris muscle
  • Levator labii superioris alaeque nasi muscle
  • Levator labii superioris muscle
  • Mentalis muscle
  • Nasalis muscle
  • Occipitofrontalis muscle
  • Orbicularis oris muscle
  • Procerus muscle
  • Risorius muscle
  • Zygomaticus muscle
  • Buccinator muscle
  • Corrugator supercilii muscle
  • Depressor anguli oris muscle
  • Depressor labii inferioris muscle
  • Depressor septi nasi muscle
  • Depressor supercilii muscle
  • Levator anguli oris muscle
  • Levator labii superioris alaeque nasi muscle
  • Levator labii superioris muscle
  • Mentalis muscle
  • Nasalis muscle
  • Occipitofrontalis muscle
  • Orbicularis oris muscle
  • Procerus muscle
  • Risorius muscle
  • Zygomaticus muscle
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 0KN1XZZ 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.