ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0VH873Z

Insertion of Infusion Device into Scrotum and Tunica Vaginalis, Via Natural or Artificial Opening

Version 2019 Billable Code Procedures For Males Only

Valid for Submission

0VH873Z is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of insertion of infusion device into scrotum and tunica vaginalis, via natural or artificial opening. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 0VH873Z 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 scrotum and tunica vaginalis.

ICD-10-PCS: 0VH873Z
Short Description:Insertion of Infusion Dev into Scrotum & Tunica, Via Opening
Long Description:Insertion of Infusion Device into Scrotum and Tunica Vaginalis, Via Natural or Artificial Opening

ICD-10-PCS Details

Position Character Code Designation Label Definition
Character 1 0 Section Medical and Surgical
Character 2 V Body System Male Reproductive System
Character 3 H Operation Insertion Insertion of radioactive implant, insertion of central venous catheter
Character 4 8 BodyPart Scrotum and Tunica Vaginalis
Character 5 7 Approach Via Natural or Artificial Opening Entry of instrumentation through a natural or artificial external opening to reach the site of the procedure
Character 6 3 Device Infusion Device Tunneled spinal (intrathecal) catheter
Character 7 Z Qualifier No Qualifier

Code Edits

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Convert 0VH873Z 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.

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.