ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0VBK0ZX

Excision of Left Epididymis, Open Approach, Diagnostic

ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0VBK0ZX

ICD-10-PCS: 0VBK0ZX
Short Description: Excision of Left Epididymis, Open Approach, Diagnostic
Long Description: Excision of Left Epididymis, Open Approach, Diagnostic

This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-PCS procedure code 0VBK0ZX

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The code 0VBK0ZX 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
K - Epididymis, Left 0 - Open Z - No Device X - Diagnostic

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 0VBK0ZX:

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

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