ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0VBJ0ZZ

Excision of Right Epididymis, Open Approach

ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0VBJ0ZZ

ICD-10-PCS: 0VBJ0ZZ
Short Description: Excision of Right Epididymis, Open Approach
Long Description: Excision of Right Epididymis, Open Approach

This is the 2019 version of the ICD-10-PCS procedure code 0VBJ0ZZ

Valid for Submission
The code 0VBJ0ZZ is a billable procedure code.

ICD-10-PCS Table

Section 0 - Medical and Surgical
Body System 0V - Male Reproductive System
Operation 0VB - Excision
Body Part Approach Device Qualifier
J - Epididymis, Right 0 - Open Z - No Device Z - No Qualifier

ICD-10-PCS Definitions

Operation Excision
Definition:
Cutting out or off, without replacement, a portion of a body part
Explanation:
The qualifier DIAGNOSTIC is used to identify excision procedures that are biopsies
Includes:
Partial nephrectomy, liver biopsy
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 0VBJ0ZZ:

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

Diagnostic Related Groups

The procedure code 0VBJ0ZZ is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V35.0)

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

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