ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0V953ZZ

Drainage of Scrotum, Percutaneous Approach

Version 2019 Billable Code Procedures For Males Only

Valid for Submission

0V953ZZ is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of drainage of scrotum, percutaneous approach. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 0V953ZZ is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the male reproductive system body system, classified under the drainage operation. The applicable bodypart is scrotum.

ICD-10-PCS: 0V953ZZ
Short Description:Drainage of Scrotum, Percutaneous Approach
Long Description:Drainage of Scrotum, Percutaneous 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 9 Operation Drainage Thoracentesis, incision and drainage
Character 4 5 BodyPart Scrotum
Character 5 3 Approach Percutaneous Entry, by puncture or minor incision, of instrumentation through the skin or mucous membrane and any other body layers necessary to reach the site of the procedure
Character 6 Z Device No Device
Character 7 Z Qualifier No Qualifier

Code Edits

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Convert 0V953ZZ 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.

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.