2022 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0NQQXZZ

Repair Left Orbit, External Approach

Version 2021
Billable Code

Valid for Submission

Short Description:Repair Left Orbit, External Approach
Long Description:Repair Left Orbit, External Approach

0NQQXZZ is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of repair left orbit, external approach. The code is valid for the year 2022 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 0NQQXZZ is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the head and facial bones body system, classified under the repair operation. The applicable bodypart is orbit, 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 Q Repair

Restoring, to the extent possible, a body part to its normal anatomic structure and function

Used only when the method to accomplish the repair is not one of the other root operations

  • Colostomy takedown, suture of laceration
4 BodyPart Q Orbit, Left Includes:
  • Bony orbit
  • Orbital portion of ethmoid bone
  • Orbital portion of frontal bone
  • Orbital portion of lacrimal bone
  • Orbital portion of maxilla
  • Orbital portion of palatine bone
  • Orbital portion of sphenoid bone
  • Orbital portion of zygomatic bone
5 Approach X External

Procedures performed directly on the skin or mucous membrane and procedures performed indirectly by the application of external force through the skin or mucous membrane

6 Device Z No Device

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

The value Z is used for the seventh character to indicate that a specific qualifier does not apply to the procedure.

Convert 0NQQXZZ 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.