ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0U9GXZZ

Drainage of Vagina, External Approach

Version 2019 Billable Code Procedures For Females Only
ICD-10-PCS:0U9GXZZ
Short Description:Drainage of Vagina, External Approach
Long Description:Drainage of Vagina, External Approach

Valid for Submission

ICD-10-PCS 0U9GXZZ is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of drainage of vagina, external approach. The code is valid for the year 2019 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 0U9GXZZ 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 vagina.

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 G Body Part Vagina
Character 5 X Approach External Procedures performed directly on the skin or mucous membrane and procedures performed indirectly by the application of external force through the skin or mucous membrane
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:

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 0U9GXZZ is grouped in the following groups for version MS-DRG V36.0 applicable from 10/01/2018 through 09/30/2019.

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

Convert 0U9GXZZ 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.