ICD-10-PCS Code 0VNK8ZZ

Release Left Epididymis, Endo

ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0VNK8ZZ

ICD-10-PCS: 0VNK8ZZ
Short Description: Release Left Epididymis, Endo
Long Description: Release Left Epididymis, Via Natural or Artificial Opening Endoscopic

This is the 2019 version of the ICD-10-PCS procedure code 0VNK8ZZ

Valid for Submission
The code 0VNK8ZZ is a billable procedure code.

Replacement Code Replacement 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:
  • 0VNK4ZZ - Release Left 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
K Body Part Epididymis, Left
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 0VNK8ZZ:

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

Diagnostic Related Groups

The procedure code 0VNK8ZZ 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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