2020 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0QPB45Z

Removal of External Fixation Device from Right Lower Femur, Percutaneous Endoscopic Approach

Version 2020 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

0QPB45Z is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of removal of external fixation device from right lower femur, percutaneous endoscopic approach. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 0QPB45Z is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the lower bones body system, classified under the removal operation. The applicable bodypart is lower femur, right.

ICD-10-PCS: 0QPB45Z
Short Description:Removal of Ext Fix from R Low Femur, Perc Endo Approach
Long Description:Removal of External Fixation Device from Right Lower Femur, Percutaneous Endoscopic Approach

ICD-10-PCS Details

Position Character Code Designation Label Definition
Character 1 0 Section Medical and Surgical
Character 2 Q Body System Lower Bones
Character 3 P Operation Removal Drainage tube removal, cardiac pacemaker removal
Character 4 B BodyPart Lower Femur, Right Medial epicondyle of femur
Character 5 4 Approach Percutaneous Endoscopic Entry, by puncture or minor incision, of instrumentation through the skin or mucous membrane and any other body layers necessary to reach and visualize the site of the procedure
Character 6 5 Device External Fixation Device
Character 7 Z Qualifier No Qualifier

Diagnostic Related Groups

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 0QPB45Z is grouped in the following groups for version MS-DRG V37.0 applicable from 10/01/2019 through 09/30/2020.

  • 498 - LOCAL EXCISION AND REMOVAL INTERNAL FIXATION DEVICES OF HIP AND FEMUR WITH CC/MCC
  • 499 - LOCAL EXCISION AND REMOVAL INTERNAL FIXATION DEVICES OF HIP AND FEMUR WITHOUT CC/MCC
  • 628 - OTHER ENDOCRINE, NUTRITIONAL AND METABOLIC O.R. PROCEDURES WITH MCC
  • 629 - OTHER ENDOCRINE, NUTRITIONAL AND METABOLIC O.R. PROCEDURES WITH CC
  • 630 - OTHER ENDOCRINE, NUTRITIONAL AND METABOLIC O.R. PROCEDURES WITHOUT CC/MCC
  • 907 - OTHER O.R. PROCEDURES FOR INJURIES WITH MCC
  • 908 - OTHER O.R. PROCEDURES FOR INJURIES WITH CC
  • 909 - OTHER O.R. PROCEDURES FOR INJURIES WITHOUT CC/MCC

Convert 0QPB45Z 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. This 2020 ICD-10-PCS code is to be used for discharges occurring from October 1, 2019 through September 30, 2020.

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.