ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0UHC8HZ

Insertion of Contraceptive Device into Cervix, Via Natural or Artificial Opening Endoscopic

Version 2019 Billable Code Procedures For Females Only
ICD-10-PCS:0UHC8HZ
Short Description:Insertion of Contraceptive Device into Cervix, Endo
Long Description:Insertion of Contraceptive Device into Cervix, Via Natural or Artificial Opening Endoscopic

Valid for Submission

ICD-10-PCS 0UHC8HZ is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of insertion of contraceptive device into cervix, via natural or artificial opening endoscopic. The code is valid for the year 2019 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 0UHC8HZ 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 cervix.

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 C Body Part Cervix
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 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 0UHC8HZ 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.