ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0U948ZZ

Drainage of Uterine Supporting Structure, Via Natural or Artificial Opening Endoscopic

Version 2019 Billable Code Procedures For Females Only
Short Description:Drainage of Uterine Supporting Structure, Endo
Long Description:Drainage of Uterine Supporting Structure, Via Natural or Artificial Opening Endoscopic

Valid for Submission

ICD-10-PCS 0U948ZZ is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of drainage of uterine supporting structure, via natural or artificial opening endoscopic. The code is valid for the year 2019 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 0U948ZZ is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the female reproductive system body system, classified under the drainage operation. The applicable body part is uterine supporting structure.

Replacement Code

0U948ZZ replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10-PCS code(s):

  • 0U944ZZ - Drainage of Uterine Supporting Structure, Perc Endo Approach

ICD-10-PCS Details

Position Character Code Designation Label Definition
Character 1 0 Section Medical and Surgical
Character 2 U Body System Female Reproductive System
Character 3 9 Operation Drainage Thoracentesis, incision and drainage
Character 4 4 Body Part Uterine Supporting Structure Round ligament of uterus
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 Z Device No Device
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:

Convert 0U948ZZ 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.