2021 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0VH041Z

Insertion of Radioactive Element into Prostate, Percutaneous Endoscopic Approach

Version 2021
Billable Code
Procedures For Males Only

Valid for Submission

0VH041Z is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of insertion of radioactive element into prostate, percutaneous endoscopic approach. The code is valid for the year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 0VH041Z is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the male reproductive system body system, classified under the insertion operation. The applicable bodypart is prostate.

ICD-10-PCS:0VH041Z
Short Description:Insertion of Radioact Elem into Prostate, Perc Endo Approach
Long Description:Insertion of Radioactive Element into Prostate, Percutaneous Endoscopic Approach

ICD-10-PCS Details

Position Designation Character Label Notes
1 Section 0 Medical and Surgical
2 Body System V Male Reproductive System
3 Operation H Insertion

Involves:
Putting in a nonbiological appliance that monitors, assists, performs, or prevents a physiological function but does not physically take the place of a body part

Involves:
Putting in a nonbiological appliance that monitors, assists, performs, or prevents a physiological function but does not physically take the place of a body part

Includes:
  • Insertion of radioactive implant, insertion of central venous catheter
  • Insertion of radioactive implant, insertion of central venous catheter
4 BodyPart 0 Prostate
5 Approach 4 Percutaneous Endoscopic

Involves:
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

Involves:
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

6 Device 1 Radioactive Element Includes:
  • Brachytherapy seeds
  • CivaSheet(R)
  • Brachytherapy seeds
  • CivaSheet(R)
7 Qualifier Z No Qualifier

Explanation:
The value Z is used for the seventh character to indicate that a specific qualifier does not apply to the procedure.

Code Edits

The Medicare Code Editor (MCE) detects and reports errors in the coding of claims data. The following ICD-10 Code Edits are applicable to this code:

Diagnostic Related Groups

The Diagnostic Related Groups (DRGs) are a patient classification scheme which provides a means of relating the type of patients a hospital treats. The procedure code 0VH041Z is grouped in the following groups for version MS-DRG V38.0 applicable from 10/01/2020 through 09/30/2021.

Convert 0VH041Z to ICD-9-PCS

The following crosswalk between ICD-10-PCS to ICD-9-PCS is based based on the General Equivalence Mappings (GEMS) information:

What is ICD-10-PCS?

The ICD-10 Procedure Coding System (ICD-10-PCS) is a catalog of procedural codes used by medical professionals for hospital inpatient healthcare settings. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) maintain the catalog in the U.S. releasing yearly updates. These 2021 ICD-10-PCS codes are to be used for discharges occurring from October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

Each ICD-10-PCS code has a structure of seven alphanumeric characters and contains no decimals. The first character defines the major "section". Depending on the "section" the second through seventh characters mean different things.