2021 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0KPYX0Z

Removal of Drainage Device from Lower Muscle, External Approach

Version 2021
Billable Code

Valid for Submission

ICD-10-PCS:0KPYX0Z
Short Description:Removal of Drainage Device from Low Muscle, Extern Approach
Long Description:Removal of Drainage Device from Lower Muscle, External Approach

0KPYX0Z is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of removal of drainage device from lower muscle, external approach. The code is valid for the year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 0KPYX0Z is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the muscles body system, classified under the removal 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 P Removal

Involves:
Taking out or off a device from a body part

Explanation:
If a device is taken out and a similar device put in without cutting or puncturing the skin or mucous membrane, the procedure is coded to the root operation CHANGE. Otherwise, the procedure for taking out a device is coded to the root operation REMOVAL

Involves:
Taking out or off a device from a body part

Explanation:
If a device is taken out and a similar device put in without cutting or puncturing the skin or mucous membrane, the procedure is coded to the root operation CHANGE. Otherwise, the procedure for taking out a device is coded to the root operation REMOVAL

Includes:
  • Drainage tube removal, cardiac pacemaker removal
  • Drainage tube removal, cardiac pacemaker removal
4 BodyPart Y Lower 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 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.

Convert 0KPYX0Z 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.