ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0VLG0ZZ

Occlusion of Left Spermatic Cord, Open Approach

ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0VLG0ZZ

ICD-10-PCS: 0VLG0ZZ
Short Description: Occlusion of Left Spermatic Cord, Open Approach
Long Description: Occlusion of Left Spermatic Cord, Open Approach

This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-PCS procedure code 0VLG0ZZ

Valid for Submission
The code 0VLG0ZZ is a billable procedure code but might NOT BE COVERED BY MEDICARE.

ICD-10-PCS Table

Section 0 - Medical and Surgical
Body System 0V - Male Reproductive System
Operation 0VL - Occlusion
Body Part Approach Device Qualifier
G - Spermatic Cord, Left 0 - Open 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 Open
Definition:
Cutting through the skin or mucous membrane and any other body layers necessary to expose the site of the procedure

Code Edits

The following code edits are applicable to this code 0VLG0ZZ:

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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