ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0UC48ZZ

Extirpation of Matter from Uterine Support Struct, Endo

ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0UC48ZZ

ICD-10-PCS: 0UC48ZZ
Short Description: Extirpation of Matter from Uterine Support Struct, Endo
Long Description: Extirpation of Matter from Uterine Supporting Structure, Via Natural or Artificial Opening Endoscopic

This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-PCS procedure code 0UC48ZZ

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The code 0UC48ZZ is a billable procedure code.

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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has published an update to the ICD-10-PCS diagnosis codes which became effective October 1, 2018. This is a new and revised code for the FY 2019 (October 1, 2018-September 30, 2019).

This code replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10-PCS code(s) listed below:
  • 0UC44ZZ - Extirpate matter from Uterine Support Struct, Perc Endo


ICD-10-PCS Table

Section 0 - Medical and Surgical
Body System 0U - Female Reproductive System
Operation 0UC - Extirpation
Body Part Approach Device Qualifier
4 - Uterine Supporting Structure 8 - Via Natural or Artificial Opening Endoscopic Z - No Device Z - No Qualifier

ICD-10-PCS Definitions

Operation Extirpation
Definition:
Taking or cutting out solid matter from a body part
Explanation:
The solid matter may be an abnormal byproduct of a biological function or a foreign body; it may be imbedded in a body part or in the lumen of a tubular body part. The solid matter may or may not have been previously broken into pieces
Includes:
Thrombectomy, choledocholithotomy
Body Part Uterine Supporting Structure
Includes:
Broad ligament
Infundibulopelvic ligament
Ovarian ligament
Round ligament of uterus
Approach Via Natural or Artificial Opening Endoscopic
Definition:
Entry of instrumentation through a natural or artificial external opening to reach and visualize the site of the procedure

Code Edits

The following code edits are applicable to this code 0UC48ZZ:

Procedures for females only - this code is intended for procedures for females only.

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