ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0UPH8KZ

Removal of Nonautologous Tissue Substitute from Vagina and Cul-de-sac, Via Natural or Artificial Opening Endoscopic

Version 2019 Billable Code Procedures For Females Only
ICD-10-PCS:0UPH8KZ
Short Description:Removal of Nonaut Sub from Vagina & Cul-de-sac, Endo
Long Description:Removal of Nonautologous Tissue Substitute from Vagina and Cul-de-sac, Via Natural or Artificial Opening Endoscopic

Valid for Submission

ICD-10-PCS 0UPH8KZ is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of removal of nonautologous tissue substitute from vagina and cul-de-sac, via natural or artificial opening endoscopic. The code is valid for the year 2019 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 0UPH8KZ is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the female reproductive system body system, classified under the removal operation. The applicable body part is vagina and cul-de-sac.

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 P Operation Removal Drainage tube removal, cardiac pacemaker removal
Character 4 H Body Part Vagina and Cul-de-sac
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 K Device Nonautologous Tissue Substitute Tissue bank graft
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:

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 0UPH8KZ is grouped in the following groups for version MS-DRG V36.0 applicable from 10/01/2018 through 09/30/2019.

  • 746 - VAGINA, CERVIX AND VULVA PROCEDURES WITH CC/MCC
  • 747 - VAGINA, CERVIX AND VULVA PROCEDURES WITHOUT CC/MCC

Convert 0UPH8KZ 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.