ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0VBN4ZZ

Excision of Right Vas Deferens, Perc Endo Approach

ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0VBN4ZZ

ICD-10-PCS: 0VBN4ZZ
Short Description: Excision of Right Vas Deferens, Perc Endo Approach
Long Description: Excision of Right Vas Deferens, Percutaneous Endoscopic Approach

This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-PCS procedure code 0VBN4ZZ

Valid for Submission
The code 0VBN4ZZ is a billable procedure code but might NOT BE COVERED BY MEDICARE.

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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.
  • 0VBN8ZZ - Excision of Right Vas Deferens, Endo


ICD-10-PCS Table

Section 0 - Medical and Surgical
Body System 0V - Male Reproductive System
Operation 0VB - Excision
Body Part Approach Device Qualifier
N - Vas Deferens, Right 4 - Percutaneous Endoscopic 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
Body Part Vas Deferens
Vas Deferens, Bilateral
Vas Deferens, Left
Vas Deferens, Right
Includes:
Ductus deferens
Ejaculatory duct
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 0VBN4ZZ:

Non-covered Procedure Codes Sterilization - this code is intended for the procedure codes shown below are identified as non-covered procedures only when icd-10-cm diagnosis code z30.2 (encounter for sterilization) is listed as the principal diagnosis or secondary diagnosis.Procedures for males only - this code is intended for procedures for males only.

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