2021 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0N503ZZ

Destruction of Skull, Percutaneous Approach

Version 2021
Billable Code

Valid for Submission

ICD-10-PCS:0N503ZZ
Short Description:Destruction of Skull, Percutaneous Approach
Long Description:Destruction of Skull, Percutaneous Approach

0N503ZZ is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of destruction of skull, percutaneous approach. The code is valid for the year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 0N503ZZ is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the head and facial bones body system, classified under the destruction operation. The applicable bodypart is skull.

ICD-10-PCS Details

Position Designation Character Label Notes
1 Section 0 Medical and Surgical
2 Body System N Head and Facial Bones
3 Operation 5 Destruction

Involves:
Physical eradication of all or a portion of a body part by the direct use of energy, force, or a destructive agent

Explanation:
None of the body part is physically taken out

Involves:
Physical eradication of all or a portion of a body part by the direct use of energy, force, or a destructive agent

Explanation:
None of the body part is physically taken out

Includes:
  • Fulguration of rectal polyp, cautery of skin lesion
  • Fulguration of rectal polyp, cautery of skin lesion
4 BodyPart 0 Skull
5 Approach 3 Percutaneous

Involves:
Entry, by puncture or minor incision, of instrumentation through the skin or mucous membrane and any other body layers necessary to reach the site of the procedure

Involves:
Entry, by puncture or minor incision, of instrumentation through the skin or mucous membrane and any other body layers necessary to reach 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 0N503ZZ 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
023CRANIOTOMY WITH MAJOR DEVICE IMPLANT OR ACUTE COMPLEX CNS PRINCIPAL DIAGNOSIS WITH MCC OR CHEMOTHERAPY IMPLANT OR EPILEPSY WITH NEUROSTIMULATOR015.6623
024CRANIOTOMY WITH MAJOR DEVICE IMPLANT OR ACUTE COMPLEX CNS PRINCIPAL DIAGNOSIS WITHOUT MCC013.9325
025CRANIOTOMY AND ENDOVASCULAR INTRACRANIAL PROCEDURES WITH MCC014.4917
026CRANIOTOMY AND ENDOVASCULAR INTRACRANIAL PROCEDURES WITH CC013.058
027CRANIOTOMY AND ENDOVASCULAR INTRACRANIAL PROCEDURES WITHOUT CC/MCC012.5118
143OTHER EAR, NOSE, MOUTH AND THROAT O.R. PROCEDURES WITH MCC032.9638
144OTHER EAR, NOSE, MOUTH AND THROAT O.R. PROCEDURES WITH CC031.7505
145OTHER EAR, NOSE, MOUTH AND THROAT O.R. PROCEDURES WITHOUT CC/MCC031.2135
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
820LYMPHOMA AND LEUKEMIA WITH MAJOR O.R. PROCEDURES WITH MCC175.6873
821LYMPHOMA AND LEUKEMIA WITH MAJOR O.R. PROCEDURES WITH CC172.1551
822LYMPHOMA AND LEUKEMIA WITH MAJOR O.R. PROCEDURES WITHOUT CC/MCC171.2516
826MYELOPROLIFERATIVE DISORDERS OR POORLY DIFFERENTIATED NEOPLASMS WITH MAJOR O.R. PROCEDURES WITH MCC175.0368
827MYELOPROLIFERATIVE DISORDERS OR POORLY DIFFERENTIATED NEOPLASMS WITH MAJOR O.R. PROCEDURES WITH CC172.4976
828MYELOPROLIFERATIVE DISORDERS OR POORLY DIFFERENTIATED NEOPLASMS WITH MAJOR O.R. PROCEDURES WITHOUT CC/MCC171.6777
907OTHER O.R. PROCEDURES FOR INJURIES WITH MCC213.9571
908OTHER O.R. PROCEDURES FOR INJURIES WITH CC212.0404
909OTHER O.R. PROCEDURES FOR INJURIES WITHOUT CC/MCC211.3746

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 0N503ZZ 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.