2022 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0L9M4ZX

Drainage of Left Upper Leg Tendon, Percutaneous Endoscopic Approach, Diagnostic

Version 2021
Billable Code

Valid for Submission

ICD-10-PCS:0L9M4ZX
Short Description:Drainage of Left Upper Leg Tendon, Perc Endo Approach, Diagn
Long Description:Drainage of Left Upper Leg Tendon, Percutaneous Endoscopic Approach, Diagnostic

0L9M4ZX is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of drainage of left upper leg tendon, percutaneous endoscopic approach, diagnostic. The code is valid for the year 2022 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 0L9M4ZX is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the tendons body system, classified under the drainage operation. The applicable bodypart is upper leg tendon, left.

ICD-10-PCS Details

Position Designation Character Label Notes
1 Section 0 Medical and Surgical
2 Body System L Tendons
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

Includes:
  • Thoracentesis, incision and drainage
4 BodyPart M Upper Leg Tendon, Left
5 Approach 4 Percutaneous Endoscopic

Involves:
Entry, by puncture or minor incision, of instrumentation through the skin or mucous membrane and any other body layers necessary to reach and visualize 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 0L9M4ZX is grouped in the following groups for version MS-DRG V38.0 applicable from 10/01/2021 through 09/30/2022.

MS-DRG MS-DRG Title MCD Relative Weight
500SOFT TISSUE PROCEDURES WITH MCC083.1895
501SOFT TISSUE PROCEDURES WITH CC081.7541
502SOFT TISSUE PROCEDURES WITHOUT CC/MCC081.3328

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 0L9M4ZX 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 2022 ICD-10-PCS codes are to be used for discharges occurring from October 1, 2021 through September 30, 2022.

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.