2021 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0UF77ZZ

Fragmentation in Bilateral Fallopian Tubes, Via Natural or Artificial Opening

Version 2021
Billable Code
Procedures For Females Only

Valid for Submission

0UF77ZZ is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of fragmentation in bilateral fallopian tubes, via natural or artificial opening. The code is valid for the year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 0UF77ZZ is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the female reproductive system body system, classified under the fragmentation operation. The applicable bodypart is fallopian tubes, bilateral.

ICD-10-PCS:0UF77ZZ
Short Description:Fragmentation in Bilateral Fallopian Tubes, Via Opening
Long Description:Fragmentation in Bilateral Fallopian Tubes, Via Natural or Artificial Opening

ICD-10-PCS Details

Position Designation Character Label Notes
1 Section 0 Medical and Surgical
2 Body System U Female Reproductive System
3 Operation F Fragmentation

Involves:
Breaking solid matter in a body part into pieces

Explanation:
Physical force (e.g., manual, ultrasonic) applied directly or indirectly is used to break the solid matter into pieces. The solid matter may be an abnormal byproduct of a biological function or a foreign body. The pieces of solid matter are not taken out

Involves:
Breaking solid matter in a body part into pieces

Explanation:
Physical force (e.g., manual, ultrasonic) applied directly or indirectly is used to break the solid matter into pieces. The solid matter may be an abnormal byproduct of a biological function or a foreign body. The pieces of solid matter are not taken out

Includes:
  • Extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy, transurethral lithotripsy
  • Extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy, transurethral lithotripsy
4 BodyPart 7 Fallopian Tubes, Bilateral
5 Approach 7 Via Natural or Artificial Opening

Involves:
Entry of instrumentation through a natural or artificial external opening to reach the site of the procedure

Involves:
Entry of instrumentation through a natural or artificial external opening to reach 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 0UF77ZZ is grouped in the following groups for version MS-DRG V38.0 applicable from 10/01/2020 through 09/30/2021.

Convert 0UF77ZZ 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. These 2021 ICD-10-PCS codes are to be used for discharges occurring from October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

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.