2021 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0M9600Z

Drainage of Left Wrist Bursa and Ligament with Drainage Device, Open Approach

Version 2021
Billable Code

Valid for Submission

ICD-10-PCS:0M9600Z
Short Description:Drainage of L Wrist Bursa/Lig with Drain Dev, Open Approach
Long Description:Drainage of Left Wrist Bursa and Ligament with Drainage Device, Open Approach

0M9600Z is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of drainage of left wrist bursa and ligament with drainage device, open approach. The code is valid for the year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 0M9600Z 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 wrist bursa and ligament, left.

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 6 Wrist Bursa and Ligament, Left Includes:
  • Palmar ulnocarpal ligament
  • Radial collateral carpal ligament
  • Radiocarpal ligament
  • Radioulnar ligament
  • Scapholunate ligament
  • Ulnar collateral carpal ligament
  • Palmar ulnocarpal ligament
  • Radial collateral carpal ligament
  • Radiocarpal ligament
  • Radioulnar ligament
  • Scapholunate ligament
  • Ulnar collateral carpal ligament
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 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 0M9600Z 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.