2021 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0U15079

Bypass Right Fallopian Tube to Uterus with Autologous Tissue Substitute, Open Approach

Version 2021 Billable Code Procedures For Females Only

Valid for Submission

0U15079 is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of bypass right fallopian tube to uterus with autologous tissue substitute, open approach. The code is valid for the year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 0U15079 is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the female reproductive system body system, classified under the bypass operation. The applicable bodypart is fallopian tube, right.

ICD-10-PCS:0U15079
Short Description:Bypass R Fallopian Tube to Uterus w Autol Sub, Open
Long Description:Bypass Right Fallopian Tube to Uterus with Autologous Tissue Substitute, Open Approach

ICD-10-PCS Details

Position Designation Character Label Notes
1 Section 0 Medical and Surgical
2 Body System U Female Reproductive System
3 Operation 1 Bypass

Involves:
Altering the route of passage of the contents of a tubular body part

Explanation:
Rerouting contents of a body part to a downstream area of the normal route, to a similar route and body part, or to an abnormal route and dissimilar body part. Includes one or more anastomoses, with or without the use of a device

Involves:
Altering the route of passage of the contents of a tubular body part

Explanation:
Rerouting contents of a body part to a downstream area of the normal route, to a similar route and body part, or to an abnormal route and dissimilar body part. Includes one or more anastomoses, with or without the use of a device

Includes:

  • Coronary artery bypass, colostomy formation
  • Coronary artery bypass, colostomy formation

4 BodyPart 5 Fallopian Tube, Right

Includes:

  • Oviduct
  • Salpinx
  • Uterine tube
  • Oviduct
  • Salpinx
  • Uterine tube

5 Approach 0 Open

Involves:
Cutting through the skin or mucous membrane and any other body layers necessary to expose the site of the procedure

Involves:
Cutting through the skin or mucous membrane and any other body layers necessary to expose the site of the procedure

6 Device 7 Autologous Tissue Substitute

Includes:

  • Autograft
  • Cultured epidermal cell autograft
  • Epicel(R) cultured epidermal autograft
  • Autograft
  • Cultured epidermal cell autograft
  • Epicel(R) cultured epidermal autograft

7 Qualifier 9 Uterus

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 0U15079 is grouped in the following groups for version MS-DRG V38.0 applicable from 10/01/2020 through 09/30/2021.

  • 736 - UTERINE AND ADNEXA PROCEDURES FOR OVARIAN OR ADNEXAL MALIGNANCY WITH MCC
  • 737 - UTERINE AND ADNEXA PROCEDURES FOR OVARIAN OR ADNEXAL MALIGNANCY WITH CC
  • 738 - UTERINE AND ADNEXA PROCEDURES FOR OVARIAN OR ADNEXAL MALIGNANCY WITHOUT CC/MCC
  • 742 - UTERINE AND ADNEXA PROCEDURES FOR NON-MALIGNANCY WITH CC/MCC
  • 743 - UTERINE AND ADNEXA PROCEDURES FOR NON-MALIGNANCY WITHOUT CC/MCC

Convert 0U15079 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.