2020 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0VLP4DZ

Occlusion of Left Vas Deferens with Intraluminal Device, Percutaneous Endoscopic Approach

Version 2020 Billable Code Procedures For Males Only

Valid for Submission

0VLP4DZ is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of occlusion of left vas deferens with intraluminal device, percutaneous endoscopic approach. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 0VLP4DZ 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 vas deferens, left.

ICD-10-PCS: 0VLP4DZ
Short Description:Occlusion L Vas Deferens w Intralum Dev, Perc Endo
Long Description:Occlusion of Left Vas Deferens with Intraluminal Device, Percutaneous Endoscopic Approach

Replaced Code

0VLP4DZ was replaced in the 2020 ICD-10-PCS code set with the code(s):

  • 0VLP8DZ - Occlusion of Left Vas Deferens with Intralum Dev, 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 P BodyPart Vas Deferens, Left Ejaculatory duct
Character 5 4 Approach Percutaneous Endoscopic 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
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:

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 0VLP4DZ is grouped in the following groups for version MS-DRG V37.0 applicable from 10/01/2019 through 09/30/2020.

  • 711 - TESTES PROCEDURES WITH CC/MCC
  • 712 - TESTES PROCEDURES WITHOUT CC/MCC
  • 907 - OTHER O.R. PROCEDURES FOR INJURIES WITH MCC
  • 908 - OTHER O.R. PROCEDURES FOR INJURIES WITH CC
  • 909 - OTHER O.R. PROCEDURES FOR INJURIES WITHOUT CC/MCC
  • 957 - OTHER O.R. PROCEDURES FOR MULTIPLE SIGNIFICANT TRAUMA WITH MCC
  • 958 - OTHER O.R. PROCEDURES FOR MULTIPLE SIGNIFICANT TRAUMA WITH CC
  • 959 - OTHER O.R. PROCEDURES FOR MULTIPLE SIGNIFICANT TRAUMA WITHOUT CC/MCC

Convert 0VLP4DZ 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.