2022 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0LB44ZZ

Excision of Left Upper Arm Tendon, Percutaneous Endoscopic Approach

Version 2021
Billable Code

Valid for Submission

ICD-10-PCS:0LB44ZZ
Short Description:Excision of Left Upper Arm Tendon, Perc Endo Approach
Long Description:Excision of Left Upper Arm Tendon, Percutaneous Endoscopic Approach

0LB44ZZ is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of excision of left upper arm tendon, percutaneous endoscopic approach. The code is valid for the year 2022 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 0LB44ZZ is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the tendons body system, classified under the excision operation. The applicable bodypart is upper arm tendon, left.

ICD-10-PCS Details

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

Involves:
Cutting out or off, without replacement, a portion of a body part

Explanation:
The qualifier DIAGNOSTIC is used to identify excision procedures that are biopsies

Includes:
  • Partial nephrectomy, liver biopsy
4 BodyPart 4 Upper Arm 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 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 0LB44ZZ 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
040PERIPHERAL, CRANIAL NERVE AND OTHER NERVOUS SYSTEM PROCEDURES WITH MCC013.8648
041PERIPHERAL, CRANIAL NERVE AND OTHER NERVOUS SYSTEM PROCEDURES WITH CC OR PERIPHERAL NEUROSTIMULATOR012.3497
042PERIPHERAL, CRANIAL NERVE AND OTHER NERVOUS SYSTEM PROCEDURES WITHOUT CC/MCC011.9012
500SOFT TISSUE PROCEDURES WITH MCC083.1895
501SOFT TISSUE PROCEDURES WITH CC081.7541
502SOFT TISSUE PROCEDURES WITHOUT CC/MCC081.3328
907OTHER O.R. PROCEDURES FOR INJURIES WITH MCC213.9482
908OTHER O.R. PROCEDURES FOR INJURIES WITH CC212.0504
909OTHER O.R. PROCEDURES FOR INJURIES WITHOUT CC/MCC211.371
957OTHER O.R. PROCEDURES FOR MULTIPLE SIGNIFICANT TRAUMA WITH MCC247.4209
958OTHER O.R. PROCEDURES FOR MULTIPLE SIGNIFICANT TRAUMA WITH CC244.2057
959OTHER O.R. PROCEDURES FOR MULTIPLE SIGNIFICANT TRAUMA WITHOUT CC/MCC242.7361

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 0LB44ZZ 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.