ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0VLF4ZZ

Occlusion of Right Spermatic Cord, Perc Endo Approach

ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0VLF4ZZ

ICD-10-PCS: 0VLF4ZZ
Short Description: Occlusion of Right Spermatic Cord, Perc Endo Approach
Long Description: Occlusion of Right Spermatic Cord, Percutaneous Endoscopic Approach

This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-PCS procedure code 0VLF4ZZ

Valid for Submission
The code 0VLF4ZZ 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.
  • 0VLF8ZZ - Occlusion of Right Spermatic Cord, Endo


ICD-10-PCS Table

Section 0 - Medical and Surgical
Body System 0V - Male Reproductive System
Operation 0VL - Occlusion
Body Part Approach Device Qualifier
F - Spermatic Cord, Right 4 - Percutaneous Endoscopic Z - No Device Z - No Qualifier

ICD-10-PCS Definitions

Operation Occlusion
Definition:
Completely closing an orifice or the lumen of a tubular body part
Explanation:
The orifice can be a natural orifice or an artificially created orifice
Includes:
Fallopian tube ligation, ligation of inferior vena cava
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 0VLF4ZZ:

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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