ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0THB8MZ

Insertion of Stimulator Lead into Bladder, Via Natural or Artificial Opening Endoscopic

Version 2019 Billable Code Non-covered Procedure Codes Not Covered Medicare
ICD-10-PCS: 0THB8MZ
Short Description:Insertion of Stimulator Lead into Bladder, Endo
Long Description:Insertion of Stimulator Lead into Bladder, Via Natural or Artificial Opening Endoscopic

Valid for Submission

ICD-10-PCS 0THB8MZ is a billable procedure code but might not be covered by Medicare. 0THB8MZ is used to indicate the performance of insertion of stimulator lead into bladder, via natural or artificial opening endoscopic. The code is valid for the year 2019 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 0THB8MZ is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the urinary system body system, classified under the insertion operation. The applicable body part is bladder.

ICD-10-PCS Details

Position Character Code Designation Label Definition
Character 1 0 Section Medical and Surgical
Character 2 T Body System Urinary System
Character 3 H Operation Insertion Insertion of radioactive implant, insertion of central venous catheter
Character 4 B Body Part Bladder Trigone of bladder
Character 5 8 Approach 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
Character 6 M Device Stimulator Lead
Character 7 Z Qualifier No Qualifier

Code Edits

The Medicare Code Editor (MCE) detects and reports errors in the coding of claims data. The following ICD-10 Code Edits are applicable to this code:

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 0THB8MZ is grouped in the following groups for version MS-DRG V36.0 applicable from 10/01/2018 through 09/30/2019.

  • 662 - MINOR BLADDER PROCEDURES WITH MCC
  • 663 - MINOR BLADDER PROCEDURES WITH CC
  • 664 - MINOR BLADDER PROCEDURES WITHOUT CC/MCC

Convert 0THB8MZ 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.

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.