ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0V5J8ZZ

Destruction of Right Epididymis, Endo

ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0V5J8ZZ

ICD-10-PCS: 0V5J8ZZ
Short Description: Destruction of Right Epididymis, Endo
Long Description: Destruction of Right Epididymis, Via Natural or Artificial Opening Endoscopic

This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-PCS procedure code 0V5J8ZZ

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The code 0V5J8ZZ is a billable procedure code.

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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has published an update to the ICD-10-PCS diagnosis codes which became effective October 1, 2018. This is a new and revised code for the FY 2019 (October 1, 2018-September 30, 2019).

This code replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10-PCS code(s) listed below:
  • 0V5J4ZZ - Destruction of Right Epididymis, Perc Endo Approach


ICD-10-PCS Table

Section 0 - Medical and Surgical
Body System 0V - Male Reproductive System
Operation 0V5 - Destruction
Body Part Approach Device Qualifier
J - Epididymis, Right 8 - Via Natural or Artificial Opening Endoscopic Z - No Device Z - No Qualifier

ICD-10-PCS Definitions

Operation Destruction
Definition:
Physical eradication of all or a portion of a body part by the direct use of energy, force, or a destructive agent
Explanation:
None of the body part is physically taken out
Includes:
Fulguration of rectal polyp, cautery of skin lesion
Approach Via Natural or Artificial Opening Endoscopic
Definition:
Entry of instrumentation through a natural or artificial external opening to reach and visualize the site of the procedure

Code Edits

The following code edits are applicable to this code 0V5J8ZZ:

Procedures for males only - this code is intended for procedures for males only.

Diagnostic Related Groups

The procedure code 0V5J8ZZ is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V35.0)

  • 711 - TESTES PROCEDURES WITH CC/MCC
  • 712 - TESTES PROCEDURES WITHOUT CC/MCC

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