ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0UH90HZ

Insertion of Contraceptive Device into Uterus, Open Approach

Version 2019 Billable Code Procedures For Females Only
Short Description:Insertion of Contraceptive Device into Uterus, Open Approach
Long Description:Insertion of Contraceptive Device into Uterus, Open Approach

Valid for Submission

ICD-10-PCS 0UH90HZ is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of insertion of contraceptive device into uterus, open approach. The code is valid for the year 2019 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 0UH90HZ is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the female reproductive system body system, classified under the insertion operation. The applicable body part is uterus.

Replacement Code

0UH90HZ replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10-PCS code(s):

  • 0UH97HZ - Insertion of Contraceptive Device into Uterus, Via Opening

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 H Operation Insertion Insertion of radioactive implant, insertion of central venous catheter
Character 4 9 Body Part Uterus Uterine cornu
Character 5 0 Approach Open Cutting through the skin or mucous membrane and any other body layers necessary to expose the site of the procedure
Character 6 H Device Contraceptive 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:

Convert 0UH90HZ 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.