ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0VNH8ZZ

Release Bilateral Spermatic Cords, Endo

ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0VNH8ZZ

ICD-10-PCS: 0VNH8ZZ
Short Description: Release Bilateral Spermatic Cords, Endo
Long Description: Release Bilateral Spermatic Cords, Via Natural or Artificial Opening Endoscopic

This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-PCS procedure code 0VNH8ZZ

Valid for Submission
The code 0VNH8ZZ 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:
  • 0VNH4ZZ - Release Bilateral Spermatic Cords, Perc Endo Approach


ICD-10-PCS Table

Section 0 - Medical and Surgical
Body System 0V - Male Reproductive System
Operation 0VN - Release
Body Part Approach Device Qualifier
H - Spermatic Cords, Bilateral 8 - Via Natural or Artificial Opening 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 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 0VNH8ZZ:

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

Diagnostic Related Groups

The procedure code 0VNH8ZZ 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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