2020 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0U2HX0Z

Change Drainage Device in Vagina and Cul-de-sac, External Approach

Version 2020 Billable Code Procedures For Females Only

Valid for Submission

0U2HX0Z is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of change drainage device in vagina and cul-de-sac, external approach. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 0U2HX0Z is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the female reproductive system body system, classified under the change operation. The applicable bodypart is vagina and cul-de-sac.

Short Description:Change Drain Dev in Vagina & Cul-de-sac, Extern Approach
Long Description:Change Drainage Device in Vagina and Cul-de-sac, External 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 2 Change

Taking out or off a device from a body part and putting back an identical or similar device in or on the same body part without cutting or puncturing the skin or a mucous membrane

All CHANGE procedures are coded using the approach EXTERNAL


  • Urinary catheter change, gastrostomy tube change

4 BodyPart H Vagina and Cul-de-sac
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 0 Drainage Device


  • Cystostomy tube
  • Foley catheter
  • Percutaneous nephrostomy catheter
  • Thoracostomy tube

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.

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:

Convert 0U2HX0Z 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.