2022 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0MN00ZZ

Release Head and Neck Bursa and Ligament, Open Approach

Version 2021
Billable Code

Valid for Submission

ICD-10-PCS:0MN00ZZ
Short Description:Release Head and Neck Bursa and Ligament, Open Approach
Long Description:Release Head and Neck Bursa and Ligament, Open Approach

0MN00ZZ is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of release head and neck bursa and ligament, open approach. The code is valid for the year 2022 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 0MN00ZZ is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the bursae and ligaments body system, classified under the release 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 N Release

Involves:
Freeing a body part from an abnormal physical constraint by cutting or by the use of force

Explanation:
Some of the restraining tissue may be taken out but none of the body part is taken out

Includes:
  • Adhesiolysis, carpal tunnel release
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
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

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 0MN00ZZ is grouped in the following groups for version MS-DRG V38.0 applicable from 10/01/2021 through 09/30/2022.

MS-DRG MS-DRG Title MCD Relative Weight
500SOFT TISSUE PROCEDURES WITH MCC083.1895
501SOFT TISSUE PROCEDURES WITH CC081.7541
502SOFT TISSUE PROCEDURES WITHOUT CC/MCC081.3328

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 0MN00ZZ 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 2022 ICD-10-PCS codes are to be used for discharges occurring from October 1, 2021 through September 30, 2022.

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.