2021 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0V5Q0ZZ

Destruction of Bilateral Vas Deferens, Open Approach

Version 2021
Billable Code
Non-covered Procedure Codes Sterilization
Procedures For Males Only
Not Covered Medicare

Valid for Submission

0V5Q0ZZ is a billable procedure code but might not be covered by Medicare. 0V5Q0ZZ is used to indicate the performance of destruction of bilateral vas deferens, open approach. The code is valid for the year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 0V5Q0ZZ 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 vas deferens, bilateral.

ICD-10-PCS:0V5Q0ZZ
Short Description:Destruction of Bilateral Vas Deferens, Open Approach
Long Description:Destruction of Bilateral Vas Deferens, Open Approach

ICD-10-PCS Details

Position Designation Character Label Notes
1 Section 0 Medical and Surgical
2 Body System V Male Reproductive System
3 Operation 5 Destruction

Involves:
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

Involves:
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
  • Fulguration of rectal polyp, cautery of skin lesion
4 BodyPart Q Vas Deferens, Bilateral Includes:
  • Ductus deferens
  • Ejaculatory duct
  • Ductus deferens
  • Ejaculatory duct
5 Approach 0 Open

Involves:
Cutting through the skin or mucous membrane and any other body layers necessary to expose the site of the procedure

Involves:
Cutting through the skin or mucous membrane and any other body layers necessary to expose the site of the procedure

6 Device Z No Device

Explanation:
The value Z is used for the sixth character to indicate that a specific device does not apply to the procedure.

7 Qualifier Z No Qualifier

Explanation:
The value Z is used for the seventh character to indicate that a specific qualifier does not apply to the procedure.

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 0V5Q0ZZ 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. These 2021 ICD-10-PCS codes are to be used for discharges occurring from October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

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.