2021 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0M900ZX

Drainage of Head and Neck Bursa and Ligament, Open Approach, Diagnostic

Version 2021
Billable Code

Valid for Submission

ICD-10-PCS:0M900ZX
Short Description:Drainage of Head & Neck Bursa/Lig, Open Approach, Diagn
Long Description:Drainage of Head and Neck Bursa and Ligament, Open Approach, Diagnostic

0M900ZX is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of drainage of head and neck bursa and ligament, open approach, diagnostic. The code is valid for the year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 0M900ZX is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the bursae and ligaments body system, classified under the drainage operation. The applicable bodypart is head and neck bursa and ligament.

ICD-10-PCS Details

Position Designation Character Label Notes
1 Section 0 Medical and Surgical
2 Body System M Bursae and Ligaments
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

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
  • Thoracentesis, incision and drainage
4 BodyPart 0 Head and Neck Bursa and Ligament Includes:
  • Alar ligament of axis
  • Cervical interspinous ligament
  • Cervical intertransverse ligament
  • Cervical ligamentum flavum
  • Interspinous ligament, cervical
  • Intertransverse ligament, cervical
  • Lateral temporomandibular ligament
  • Ligamentum flavum, cervical
  • Sphenomandibular ligament
  • Stylomandibular ligament
  • Transverse ligament of atlas
  • Alar ligament of axis
  • Cervical interspinous ligament
  • Cervical intertransverse ligament
  • Cervical ligamentum flavum
  • Interspinous ligament, cervical
  • Intertransverse ligament, cervical
  • Lateral temporomandibular ligament
  • Ligamentum flavum, cervical
  • Sphenomandibular ligament
  • Stylomandibular ligament
  • Transverse ligament of atlas
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 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

Convert 0M900ZX 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.