2021 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0NB63ZX

Excision of Left Temporal Bone, Percutaneous Approach, Diagnostic

Version 2021
Billable Code

Valid for Submission

ICD-10-PCS:0NB63ZX
Short Description:Excision of Left Temporal Bone, Percutaneous Approach, Diagn
Long Description:Excision of Left Temporal Bone, Percutaneous Approach, Diagnostic

0NB63ZX is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of excision of left temporal bone, percutaneous approach, diagnostic. The code is valid for the year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 0NB63ZX is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the head and facial bones body system, classified under the excision operation. The applicable bodypart is temporal bone, left.

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 B Excision

Involves:
Cutting out or off, without replacement, a portion of a body part

Explanation:
The qualifier DIAGNOSTIC is used to identify excision procedures that are biopsies

Involves:
Cutting out or off, without replacement, a portion of a body part

Explanation:
The qualifier DIAGNOSTIC is used to identify excision procedures that are biopsies

Includes:
  • Partial nephrectomy, liver biopsy
  • Partial nephrectomy, liver biopsy
4 BodyPart 6 Temporal Bone, Left Includes:
  • Mastoid process
  • Petrous part of temoporal bone
  • Tympanic part of temoporal bone
  • Zygomatic process of temporal bone
  • Mastoid process
  • Petrous part of temoporal bone
  • Tympanic part of temoporal bone
  • Zygomatic process of temporal bone
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 X Diagnostic

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 0NB63ZX 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
477BIOPSIES OF MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE WITH MCC083.3569
478BIOPSIES OF MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE WITH CC082.3569
479BIOPSIES OF MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE WITHOUT CC/MCC081.8093
628OTHER ENDOCRINE, NUTRITIONAL AND METABOLIC O.R. PROCEDURES WITH MCC103.6981
629OTHER ENDOCRINE, NUTRITIONAL AND METABOLIC O.R. PROCEDURES WITH CC102.3468
630OTHER ENDOCRINE, NUTRITIONAL AND METABOLIC O.R. PROCEDURES WITHOUT CC/MCC101.4069

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 0NB63ZX 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.