2020 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0V5K0ZZ

Destruction of Left Epididymis, Open Approach

Version 2020 Billable Code Procedures For Males Only

Valid for Submission

0V5K0ZZ is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of destruction of left epididymis, open approach. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 0V5K0ZZ is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the male reproductive system body system, classified under the destruction operation. The applicable bodypart is epididymis, left.

ICD-10-PCS:0V5K0ZZ
Short Description:Destruction of Left Epididymis, Open Approach
Long Description:Destruction of Left Epididymis, Open Approach

ICD-10-PCS Details

Position Character Code Designation Label Definition
Character 1 0 Section Medical and Surgical
Character 2 V Body System Male Reproductive System
Character 3 5 Operation Destruction Fulguration of rectal polyp, cautery of skin lesion
Character 4 K BodyPart Epididymis, Left
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

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 0V5K0ZZ is grouped in the following groups for version MS-DRG V37.0 applicable from 10/01/2019 through 09/30/2020.

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

Convert 0V5K0ZZ 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.