2020 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0V5Q8ZZ

Destruction of Bilateral Vas Deferens, Via Natural or Artificial Opening Endoscopic

Version 2020 Billable Code Procedures For Males Only

Valid for Submission

0V5Q8ZZ is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of destruction of bilateral vas deferens, via natural or artificial opening endoscopic. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 0V5Q8ZZ 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:0V5Q8ZZ
Short Description:Destruction of Bilateral Vas Deferens, Endo
Long Description:Destruction of Bilateral Vas Deferens, Via Natural or Artificial Opening Endoscopic

Replacement Code

0V5Q8ZZ replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10-PCS code(s):

  • 0V5Q4ZZ - Destruction of Bilateral Vas Deferens, Perc Endo 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

Includes:

  • Fulguration of rectal polyp, cautery of skin lesion

4 BodyPart Q Vas Deferens, Bilateral

Includes:

  • Ductus deferens
  • Ejaculatory duct

5 Approach 8 Via Natural or Artificial Opening Endoscopic

Involves:
Entry of instrumentation through a natural or artificial external opening to reach and visualize 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 0V5Q8ZZ 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.