2021 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0LR60KZ

Replacement of Left Lower Arm and Wrist Tendon with Nonautologous Tissue Substitute, Open Approach

Version 2021
Billable Code

Valid for Submission

ICD-10-PCS:0LR60KZ
Short Description:Replace L Low Arm & Wrist Tendon w Nonaut Sub, Open
Long Description:Replacement of Left Lower Arm and Wrist Tendon with Nonautologous Tissue Substitute, Open Approach

0LR60KZ is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of replacement of left lower arm and wrist tendon with nonautologous tissue substitute, open approach. The code is valid for the year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 0LR60KZ is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the tendons body system, classified under the replacement operation. The applicable bodypart is lower arm and wrist tendon, left.

ICD-10-PCS Details

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

Involves:
Putting in or on biological or synthetic material that physically takes the place and/or function of all or a portion of a body part

Explanation:
The body part may have been taken out or replaced, or may be taken out, physically eradicated, or rendered nonfunctional during the Replacement procedure. A Removal procedure is coded for taking out the device used in a previous replacement procedure

Involves:
Putting in or on biological or synthetic material that physically takes the place and/or function of all or a portion of a body part

Explanation:
The body part may have been taken out or replaced, or may be taken out, physically eradicated, or rendered nonfunctional during the Replacement procedure. A Removal procedure is coded for taking out the device used in a previous replacement procedure

Includes:
  • Total hip replacement, bone graft, free skin graft
  • Total hip replacement, bone graft, free skin graft
4 BodyPart 6 Lower Arm and Wrist Tendon, Left
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 K Nonautologous Tissue Substitute Includes:
  • Acellular Hydrated Dermis
  • Bone bank bone graft
  • Cook Biodesign(R) Fistula Plug(s)
  • Cook Biodesign(R) Hernia Graft(s)
  • Cook Biodesign(R) Layered Graft(s)
  • Cook Zenapro(tm) Layered Graft(s)
  • Tissue bank graft
  • Acellular Hydrated Dermis
  • Bone bank bone graft
  • Cook Biodesign(R) Fistula Plug(s)
  • Cook Biodesign(R) Hernia Graft(s)
  • Cook Biodesign(R) Layered Graft(s)
  • Cook Zenapro(tm) Layered Graft(s)
  • Tissue bank graft
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 0LR60KZ 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
907OTHER O.R. PROCEDURES FOR INJURIES WITH MCC213.9571
908OTHER O.R. PROCEDURES FOR INJURIES WITH CC212.0404
909OTHER O.R. PROCEDURES FOR INJURIES WITHOUT CC/MCC211.3746

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 0LR60KZ 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.