ICD-10-PCS Code 0VNJ8ZZ

Release Right Epididymis, Endo

ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0VNJ8ZZ

ICD-10-PCS: 0VNJ8ZZ
Short Description: Release Right Epididymis, Endo
Long Description: Release Right Epididymis, Via Natural or Artificial Opening Endoscopic

This is the 2019 version of the ICD-10-PCS procedure code 0VNJ8ZZ

Valid for Submission
The code 0VNJ8ZZ is a billable procedure code.

Replacement Code Additional informationCallout TooltipReplacement Code
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:
  • 0VNJ4ZZ - Release Right Epididymis, Percutaneous Endoscopic Approach


ICD-10-PCS Details

Code Designation Label Definition
0 Section Medical and Surgical
V Body System Male Reproductive System
N Operation Release Adhesiolysis, carpal tunnel release
J Body Part Epididymis, Right
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
Z Device No Device
Z Qualifier No Qualifier

Code Edits

The following code edits are applicable to this code 0VNJ8ZZ:

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

Diagnostic Related Groups

The procedure code 0VNJ8ZZ 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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