2020 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0TFD8ZZ

Fragmentation in Urethra, Via Natural or Artificial Opening Endoscopic

Version 2020 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

0TFD8ZZ is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of fragmentation in urethra, via natural or artificial opening endoscopic. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 0TFD8ZZ is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the urinary system body system, classified under the fragmentation operation. The applicable bodypart is urethra.

Short Description:Fragmentation in Urethra, Endo
Long Description:Fragmentation in Urethra, Via Natural or Artificial Opening Endoscopic

ICD-10-PCS Details

Position Designation Character Label Notes
1 Section 0 Medical and Surgical
2 Body System T Urinary System
3 Operation F Fragmentation

Breaking solid matter in a body part into pieces

Physical force (e.g., manual, ultrasonic) applied directly or indirectly is used to break the solid matter into pieces. The solid matter may be an abnormal byproduct of a biological function or a foreign body. The pieces of solid matter are not taken out


  • Extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy, transurethral lithotripsy

4 BodyPart D Urethra


  • Bulbourethral (Cowper's) gland
  • Cowper's (bulbourethral) gland
  • External urethral sphincter
  • Internal urethral sphincter
  • Membranous urethra
  • Penile urethra
  • Prostatic urethra

5 Approach 8 Via Natural or Artificial Opening Endoscopic

Entry of instrumentation through a natural or artificial external opening to reach and visualize the site of the procedure

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 0TFD8ZZ 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.