2020 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0UC28ZZ

Extirpation of Matter from Bilateral Ovaries, Via Natural or Artificial Opening Endoscopic

Version 2020 Billable Code Procedures For Females Only

Valid for Submission

0UC28ZZ is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of extirpation of matter from bilateral ovaries, via natural or artificial opening endoscopic. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 0UC28ZZ is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the female reproductive system body system, classified under the extirpation operation. The applicable bodypart is ovaries, bilateral.

ICD-10-PCS: 0UC28ZZ
Short Description:Extirpation of Matter from Bilateral Ovaries, Endo
Long Description:Extirpation of Matter from Bilateral Ovaries, Via Natural or Artificial Opening Endoscopic

Replacement Code

0UC28ZZ replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10-PCS code(s):

  • 0UC24ZZ - Extirpation of Matter from Bi Ovary, 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 C Operation Extirpation Thrombectomy, choledocholithotomy
Character 4 2 BodyPart Ovaries, 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

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 0UC28ZZ is grouped in the following groups for version MS-DRG V37.0 applicable from 10/01/2019 through 09/30/2020.

  • 736 - UTERINE AND ADNEXA PROCEDURES FOR OVARIAN OR ADNEXAL MALIGNANCY WITH MCC
  • 737 - UTERINE AND ADNEXA PROCEDURES FOR OVARIAN OR ADNEXAL MALIGNANCY WITH CC
  • 738 - UTERINE AND ADNEXA PROCEDURES FOR OVARIAN OR ADNEXAL MALIGNANCY WITHOUT CC/MCC
  • 742 - UTERINE AND ADNEXA PROCEDURES FOR NON-MALIGNANCY WITH CC/MCC
  • 743 - UTERINE AND ADNEXA PROCEDURES FOR NON-MALIGNANCY WITHOUT CC/MCC

Convert 0UC28ZZ 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.