ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0U944ZZ

Drainage of Uterine Supporting Structure, Perc Endo Approach

ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0U944ZZ

ICD-10-PCS: 0U944ZZ
Short Description: Drainage of Uterine Supporting Structure, Perc Endo Approach
Long Description: Drainage of Uterine Supporting Structure, Percutaneous Endoscopic Approach

This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-PCS procedure code 0U944ZZ

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The code 0U944ZZ is a billable procedure code.

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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) published an update to the ICD-10-PCS procedure codes which became effective October 1, 2018. This code was replaced for the FY 2019 (October 1, 2018-September 30, 2019).

This code was replaced in the 2019 ICD-10-PCS code set with the code(s) listed below.
  • 0U948ZZ - Drainage of Uterine Supporting Structure, Endo


ICD-10-PCS Table

Section 0 - Medical and Surgical
Body System 0U - Female Reproductive System
Operation 0U9 - Drainage
Body Part Approach Device Qualifier
4 - Uterine Supporting Structure 4 - Percutaneous Endoscopic Z - No Device Z - No Qualifier

ICD-10-PCS Definitions

Operation Drainage
Definition:
Taking or letting out fluids and/or gases from a body part
Explanation:
The qualifier DIAGNOSTIC is used to identify drainage procedures that are biopsies
Includes:
Thoracentesis, incision and drainage
Body Part Uterine Supporting Structure
Includes:
Broad ligament
Infundibulopelvic ligament
Ovarian ligament
Round ligament of uterus
Approach Percutaneous Endoscopic
Definition:
Entry, by puncture or minor incision, of instrumentation through the skin or mucous membrane and any other body layers necessary to reach and visualize the site of the procedure

Code Edits

The following code edits are applicable to this code 0U944ZZ:

Procedures for females only - this code is intended for procedures for females only.

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