|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||Q||Body Part||Vas Deferens, Bilateral||Ejaculatory duct|
|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||C||Device||Extraluminal Device||REALIZE(R) Adjustable Gastric Band|
|Character 7||Z||Qualifier||No Qualifier|
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 0VLQ8CZ 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.
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.