2021 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0NJW3ZZ

Inspection of Facial Bone, Percutaneous Approach

Version 2021
Billable Code

Valid for Submission

ICD-10-PCS:0NJW3ZZ
Short Description:Inspection of Facial Bone, Percutaneous Approach
Long Description:Inspection of Facial Bone, Percutaneous Approach

0NJW3ZZ is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of inspection of facial bone, percutaneous approach. The code is valid for the year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 0NJW3ZZ is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the head and facial bones body system, classified under the inspection operation. The applicable bodypart is facial 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 J Inspection

Involves:
Visually and/or manually exploring a body part

Explanation:
Visual exploration may be performed with or without optical instrumentation. Manual exploration may be performed directly or through intervening body layers

Involves:
Visually and/or manually exploring a body part

Explanation:
Visual exploration may be performed with or without optical instrumentation. Manual exploration may be performed directly or through intervening body layers

Includes:
  • Diagnostic arthroscopy, exploratory laparotomy
  • Diagnostic arthroscopy, exploratory laparotomy
4 BodyPart W Facial 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 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.

Convert 0NJW3ZZ 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.