ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0VBK4ZX

Excision of Left Epididymis, Perc Endo Approach, Diagn

ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0VBK4ZX

ICD-10-PCS: 0VBK4ZX
Short Description: Excision of Left Epididymis, Perc Endo Approach, Diagn
Long Description: Excision of Left Epididymis, Percutaneous Endoscopic Approach, Diagnostic

This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-PCS procedure code 0VBK4ZX

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The code 0VBK4ZX is a billable procedure code.

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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) published an update to the ICD-10-PCS procedure codes which became effective October 1, 2018. This code was replaced for the FY 2019 (October 1, 2018-September 30, 2019).

This code was replaced in the 2019 ICD-10-PCS code set with the code(s) listed below.
  • 0VBK8ZX - Excision of Left Epididymis, Endo, Diagn


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 4 - Percutaneous Endoscopic 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 Percutaneous Endoscopic
Definition:
Entry, by puncture or minor incision, of instrumentation through the skin or mucous membrane and any other body layers necessary to reach and visualize the site of the procedure

Code Edits

The following code edits are applicable to this code 0VBK4ZX:

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

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