2020 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0UT70ZZ

Resection of Bilateral Fallopian Tubes, Open Approach

Version 2020 Billable Code Procedures For Females Only

Valid for Submission

0UT70ZZ is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of resection of bilateral fallopian tubes, open approach. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 0UT70ZZ is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the female reproductive system body system, classified under the resection operation. The applicable bodypart is fallopian tubes, bilateral.

Short Description:Resection of Bilateral Fallopian Tubes, Open Approach
Long Description:Resection of Bilateral Fallopian Tubes, Open Approach

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 T Operation Resection Total nephrectomy, total lobectomy of lung
Character 4 7 BodyPart Fallopian Tubes, Bilateral
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 Z Device No Device
Character 7 Z Qualifier No Qualifier

Code Edits

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Convert 0UT70ZZ 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. This 2020 ICD-10-PCS code is to be used for discharges occurring from October 1, 2019 through September 30, 2020.

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.