ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0VLQ8ZZ

Occlusion of Bilateral Vas Deferens, Endo

ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0VLQ8ZZ

ICD-10-PCS: 0VLQ8ZZ
Short Description: Occlusion of Bilateral Vas Deferens, Endo
Long Description: Occlusion of Bilateral Vas Deferens, Via Natural or Artificial Opening Endoscopic

This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-PCS procedure code 0VLQ8ZZ

Valid for Submission
The code 0VLQ8ZZ is a billable procedure code.

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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has published an update to the ICD-10-PCS diagnosis codes which became effective October 1, 2018. This is a new and revised code for the FY 2019 (October 1, 2018-September 30, 2019).

This code replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10-PCS code(s) listed below:
  • 0VLQ4ZZ - Occlusion of Bilateral Vas Deferens, Perc Endo Approach


ICD-10-PCS Table

Section 0 - Medical and Surgical
Body System 0V - Male Reproductive System
Operation 0VL - Occlusion
Body Part Approach Device Qualifier
Q - Vas Deferens, Bilateral 8 - Via Natural or Artificial Opening Endoscopic 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
Body Part Vas Deferens
Vas Deferens, Bilateral
Vas Deferens, Left
Vas Deferens, Right
Includes:
Ductus deferens
Ejaculatory duct
Approach Via Natural or Artificial Opening Endoscopic
Definition:
Entry of instrumentation through a natural or artificial external opening to reach and visualize the site of the procedure

Code Edits

The following code edits are applicable to this code 0VLQ8ZZ:

Procedures for males only - this code is intended for procedures for males only.

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