ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0V970ZX

Drainage of Left Tunica Vaginalis, Open Approach, Diagnostic

ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0V970ZX

ICD-10-PCS: 0V970ZX
Short Description: Drainage of Left Tunica Vaginalis, Open Approach, Diagnostic
Long Description: Drainage of Left Tunica Vaginalis, Open Approach, Diagnostic

This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-PCS procedure code 0V970ZX

Valid for Submission
The code 0V970ZX is a billable procedure code.

ICD-10-PCS Table

Section 0 - Medical and Surgical
Body System 0V - Male Reproductive System
Operation 0V9 - Drainage
Body Part Approach Device Qualifier
7 - Tunica Vaginalis, Left 0 - Open Z - No Device X - Diagnostic

ICD-10-PCS Definitions

Operation Drainage
Definition:
Taking or letting out fluids and/or gases from a body part
Explanation:
The qualifier DIAGNOSTIC is used to identify drainage procedures that are biopsies
Includes:
Thoracentesis, incision and drainage
Approach Open
Definition:
Cutting through the skin or mucous membrane and any other body layers necessary to expose the site of the procedure

Code Edits

The following code edits are applicable to this code 0V970ZX:

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

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