2020 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0U577ZZ

Destruction of Bilateral Fallopian Tubes, Via Natural or Artificial Opening

Version 2020 Billable Code Non-covered Procedure Codes Sterilization Procedures For Females Only Not Covered Medicare

Valid for Submission

0U577ZZ is a billable procedure code but might not be covered by Medicare. 0U577ZZ is used to indicate the performance of destruction of bilateral fallopian tubes, via natural or artificial opening. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 0U577ZZ is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the female reproductive system body system, classified under the destruction operation. The applicable bodypart is fallopian tubes, bilateral.

ICD-10-PCS:0U577ZZ
Short Description:Destruction of Bilateral Fallopian Tubes, Via Opening
Long Description:Destruction of Bilateral Fallopian Tubes, Via Natural or Artificial Opening

ICD-10-PCS Details

Position Designation Character Label Notes
1 Section 0 Medical and Surgical
2 Body System U Female Reproductive System
3 Operation 5 Destruction

Involves:
Physical eradication of all or a portion of a body part by the direct use of energy, force, or a destructive agent

Explanation:
None of the body part is physically taken out

Includes:

  • Fulguration of rectal polyp, cautery of skin lesion

4 BodyPart 7 Fallopian Tubes, Bilateral
5 Approach 7 Via Natural or Artificial Opening

Involves:
Entry of instrumentation through a natural or artificial external opening to reach the site of the procedure

6 Device Z No Device

Explanation:
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

Explanation:
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:

  • Non-covered Procedure Codes Sterilization - this code is intended for the procedure codes shown below are identified as non-covered procedures only when icd-10-cm diagnosis code z30.2 (encounter for sterilization) is listed as the principal diagnosis or secondary diagnosis.
  • Procedures for females only - this code is intended for procedures for females only.

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 0U577ZZ is grouped in the following groups for version MS-DRG V37.0 applicable from 10/01/2019 through 09/30/2020.

  • 744 - D&C, CONIZATION, LAPAROSCOPY AND TUBAL INTERRUPTION WITH CC/MCC
  • 745 - D&C, CONIZATION, LAPAROSCOPY AND TUBAL INTERRUPTION WITHOUT CC/MCC
  • 783 - CESAREAN SECTION WITH STERILIZATION WITH MCC
  • 784 - CESAREAN SECTION WITH STERILIZATION WITH CC
  • 785 - CESAREAN SECTION WITH STERILIZATION WITHOUT CC/MCC
  • 796 - VAGINAL DELIVERY WITH STERILIZATION/D&C WITH MCC
  • 797 - VAGINAL DELIVERY WITH STERILIZATION/D&C WITH CC
  • 798 - VAGINAL DELIVERY WITH STERILIZATION/D&C WITHOUT CC/MCC

Convert 0U577ZZ 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.