2020 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0VLG8DZ

Occlusion of Left Spermatic Cord with Intraluminal Device, Via Natural or Artificial Opening Endoscopic

Version 2020 Billable Code Procedures For Males Only

Valid for Submission

0VLG8DZ is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of occlusion of left spermatic cord with intraluminal device, via natural or artificial opening endoscopic. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 0VLG8DZ is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the male reproductive system body system, classified under the occlusion operation. The applicable bodypart is spermatic cord, left.

Short Description:Occlusion of Left Spermatic Cord with Intralum Dev, Endo
Long Description:Occlusion of Left Spermatic Cord with Intraluminal Device, Via Natural or Artificial Opening Endoscopic

Replacement Code

0VLG8DZ replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10-PCS code(s):

  • 0VLG4DZ - Occlusion L Sperm Cord w Intralum Dev, Perc Endo

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 L Operation Occlusion Fallopian tube ligation, ligation of inferior vena cava
Character 4 G BodyPart Spermatic Cord, Left
Character 5 8 Approach Via Natural or Artificial Opening Endoscopic Entry of instrumentation through a natural or artificial external opening to reach and visualize the site of the procedure
Character 6 D Device Intraluminal Device Zenith(R) Renu(tm) AAA Ancillary Graft
Character 7 Z Qualifier No Qualifier

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:

Convert 0VLG8DZ 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. This 2020 ICD-10-PCS code is to be used for discharges occurring from October 1, 2019 through September 30, 2020.

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.