ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0U978ZZ

Drainage of Bilateral Fallopian Tubes, Via Natural or Artificial Opening Endoscopic

Version 2019 Billable Code Procedures For Females Only
ICD-10-PCS:0U978ZZ
Short Description:Drainage of Bilateral Fallopian Tubes, Endo
Long Description:Drainage of Bilateral Fallopian Tubes, Via Natural or Artificial Opening Endoscopic

Valid for Submission

ICD-10-PCS 0U978ZZ is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of drainage of bilateral fallopian tubes, via natural or artificial opening endoscopic. The code is valid for the year 2019 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 0U978ZZ 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 fallopian tubes, bilateral.

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 7 Body Part Fallopian Tubes, Bilateral
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

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Convert 0U978ZZ to ICD-9-PCS

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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.