2021 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0MM70ZZ

Reattachment of Right Hand Bursa and Ligament, Open Approach

Version 2021
Billable Code

Valid for Submission

ICD-10-PCS:0MM70ZZ
Short Description:Reattachment of Right Hand Bursa and Ligament, Open Approach
Long Description:Reattachment of Right Hand Bursa and Ligament, Open Approach

0MM70ZZ is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of reattachment of right hand bursa and ligament, open approach. The code is valid for the year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 0MM70ZZ is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the bursae and ligaments body system, classified under the reattachment operation. The applicable bodypart is hand bursa and ligament, right.

ICD-10-PCS Details

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

Involves:
Putting back in or on all or a portion of a separated body part to its normal location or other suitable location

Explanation:
Vascular circulation and nervous pathways may or may not be reestablished

Involves:
Putting back in or on all or a portion of a separated body part to its normal location or other suitable location

Explanation:
Vascular circulation and nervous pathways may or may not be reestablished

Includes:
  • Reattachment of hand, reattachment of avulsed kidney
  • Reattachment of hand, reattachment of avulsed kidney
4 BodyPart 7 Hand Bursa and Ligament, Right Includes:
  • Carpometacarpal ligament
  • Intercarpal ligament
  • Interphalangeal ligament
  • Lunotriquetral ligament
  • Metacarpal ligament
  • Metacarpophalangeal ligament
  • Pisohamate ligament
  • Pisometacarpal ligament
  • Scaphotrapezium ligament
  • Carpometacarpal ligament
  • Intercarpal ligament
  • Interphalangeal ligament
  • Lunotriquetral ligament
  • Metacarpal ligament
  • Metacarpophalangeal ligament
  • Pisohamate ligament
  • Pisometacarpal ligament
  • Scaphotrapezium 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 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 0MM70ZZ 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
515OTHER MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE O.R. PROCEDURES WITH MCC083.137
516OTHER MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE O.R. PROCEDURES WITH CC081.9611
517OTHER MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE O.R. PROCEDURES WITHOUT CC/MCC081.3967

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 0MM70ZZ 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.