2021 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0NHX34Z

Insertion of Internal Fixation Device into Hyoid Bone, Percutaneous Approach

Version 2021
Billable Code

Valid for Submission

ICD-10-PCS:0NHX34Z
Short Description:Insertion of Int Fix into Hyoid Bone, Perc Approach
Long Description:Insertion of Internal Fixation Device into Hyoid Bone, Percutaneous Approach

0NHX34Z is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of insertion of internal fixation device into hyoid bone, percutaneous approach. The code is valid for the year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 0NHX34Z is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the head and facial bones body system, classified under the insertion operation. The applicable bodypart is hyoid bone.

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 H Insertion

Involves:
Putting in a nonbiological appliance that monitors, assists, performs, or prevents a physiological function but does not physically take the place of a body part

Involves:
Putting in a nonbiological appliance that monitors, assists, performs, or prevents a physiological function but does not physically take the place of a body part

Includes:
  • Insertion of radioactive implant, insertion of central venous catheter
  • Insertion of radioactive implant, insertion of central venous catheter
4 BodyPart X Hyoid 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 4 Internal Fixation Device
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 0NHX34Z 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
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

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 0NHX34Z 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.