Occlusion Bi Vas Deferens w Extralum Dev, Perc Endo

ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0VLQ4CZ

Short Description: Occlusion Bi Vas Deferens w Extralum Dev, Perc Endo
Long Description: Occlusion of Bilateral Vas Deferens with Extraluminal Device, Percutaneous Endoscopic Approach

This is the 2019 version of the ICD-10-PCS procedure code 0VLQ4CZ

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The code 0VLQ4CZ 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.
  • 0VLQ8CZ - Occlusion of Bilateral Vas Deferens with Extralum Dev, Endo

ICD-10-PCS Details

Code Designation Label Definition
0 Section Medical and Surgical
V Body System Male Reproductive System
L Operation Occlusion Fallopian tube ligation, ligation of inferior vena cava
Q Body Part Vas Deferens, Bilateral Ejaculatory duct
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
C Device Extraluminal Device REALIZE(R) Adjustable Gastric Band
Z Qualifier No Qualifier

Code Edits

The following code edits are applicable to this code 0VLQ4CZ:

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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