ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0VNQ4ZZ

Release Bilateral Vas Deferens, Perc Endo Approach

ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0VNQ4ZZ

ICD-10-PCS: 0VNQ4ZZ
Short Description: Release Bilateral Vas Deferens, Perc Endo Approach
Long Description: Release Bilateral Vas Deferens, Percutaneous Endoscopic Approach

This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-PCS procedure code 0VNQ4ZZ

Valid for Submission
The code 0VNQ4ZZ is a billable procedure code.

Replaced Code Additional informationCallout TooltipDeleted Code
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.
  • 0VNQ8ZZ - Release Bilateral Vas Deferens, Endo


ICD-10-PCS Table

Section 0 - Medical and Surgical
Body System 0V - Male Reproductive System
Operation 0VN - Release
Body Part Approach Device Qualifier
Q - Vas Deferens, Bilateral 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
Body Part Vas Deferens
Vas Deferens, Bilateral
Vas Deferens, Left
Vas Deferens, Right
Includes:
Ductus deferens
Ejaculatory duct
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 0VNQ4ZZ:

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

Diagnostic Related Groups

The procedure code 0VNQ4ZZ 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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