2020 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0U9G0ZZ

Drainage of Vagina, Open Approach

Version 2020 Billable Code Procedures For Females Only

Valid for Submission

0U9G0ZZ is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of drainage of vagina, open approach. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 0U9G0ZZ is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the female reproductive system body system, classified under the drainage operation. The applicable bodypart is vagina.

ICD-10-PCS:0U9G0ZZ
Short Description:Drainage of Vagina, Open Approach
Long Description:Drainage of Vagina, Open 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 9 Drainage

Involves:
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

4 BodyPart G Vagina
5 Approach 0 Open

Involves:
Cutting through the skin or mucous membrane and any other body layers necessary to expose 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:

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 0U9G0ZZ is grouped in the following groups for version MS-DRG V37.0 applicable from 10/01/2019 through 09/30/2020.

  • 746 - VAGINA, CERVIX AND VULVA PROCEDURES WITH CC/MCC
  • 747 - VAGINA, CERVIX AND VULVA PROCEDURES WITHOUT CC/MCC

Convert 0U9G0ZZ 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.