2021 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0M9R0ZX

Drainage of Left Ankle Bursa and Ligament, Open Approach, Diagnostic

Version 2021
Billable Code

Valid for Submission

ICD-10-PCS:0M9R0ZX
Short Description:Drainage of L Ankle Bursa/Lig, Open Approach, Diagn
Long Description:Drainage of Left Ankle Bursa and Ligament, Open Approach, Diagnostic

0M9R0ZX is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of drainage of left ankle bursa and ligament, open approach, diagnostic. The code is valid for the year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 0M9R0ZX 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 ankle 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 R Ankle Bursa and Ligament, Left Includes:
  • Calcaneofibular ligament
  • Deltoid ligament
  • Ligament of the lateral malleolus
  • Talofibular ligament
  • Calcaneofibular ligament
  • Deltoid ligament
  • Ligament of the lateral malleolus
  • Talofibular 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 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 0M9R0ZX 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.