ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0VNF4ZZ

Release Right Spermatic Cord, Perc Endo Approach

ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0VNF4ZZ

ICD-10-PCS: 0VNF4ZZ
Short Description: Release Right Spermatic Cord, Perc Endo Approach
Long Description: Release Right Spermatic Cord, Percutaneous Endoscopic Approach

This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-PCS procedure code 0VNF4ZZ

Valid for Submission
The code 0VNF4ZZ 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) 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.
  • 0VNF8ZZ - Release Right Spermatic Cord, Endo


ICD-10-PCS Table

Section 0 - Medical and Surgical
Body System 0V - Male Reproductive System
Operation 0VN - Release
Body Part Approach Device Qualifier
F - Spermatic Cord, Right 4 - Percutaneous Endoscopic Z - No Device Z - No Qualifier

ICD-10-PCS Definitions

Operation Release
Definition:
Freeing a body part from an abnormal physical constraint by cutting or by the use of force
Explanation:
Some of the restraining tissue may be taken out but none of the body part is taken out
Includes:
Adhesiolysis, carpal tunnel release
Approach Percutaneous Endoscopic
Definition:
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

Code Edits

The following code edits are applicable to this code 0VNF4ZZ:

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

Diagnostic Related Groups

The procedure code 0VNF4ZZ is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V35.0)

  • 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

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