ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0UC44ZZ

Extirpation of Matter from Uterine Supporting Structure, Percutaneous Endoscopic Approach

Version 2019 Billable Code Procedures For Females Only
Short Description:Extirpate matter from Uterine Support Struct, Perc Endo
Long Description:Extirpation of Matter from Uterine Supporting Structure, Percutaneous Endoscopic Approach

Valid for Submission

ICD-10-PCS 0UC44ZZ is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of extirpation of matter from uterine supporting structure, percutaneous endoscopic approach. The code is valid for the year 2019 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 0UC44ZZ is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the female reproductive system body system, classified under the extirpation operation. The applicable body part is uterine supporting structure.

Deleted Code

0UC44ZZ was replaced in the 2019 ICD-10-PCS code set with the code(s):

  • 0UC48ZZ - Extirpation of Matter from Uterine Support Struct, Endo

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 4 Body Part Uterine Supporting Structure Round ligament of uterus
Character 5 4 Approach Percutaneous Endoscopic Entry, by puncture or minor incision, of instrumentation through the skin or mucous membrane and any other body layers necessary 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 0UC44ZZ 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.