ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0VP870Z

Removal of Drainage Device from Scrotum and Tunica Vaginalis, Via Natural or Artificial Opening

Version 2019 Billable Code Procedures For Males Only
ICD-10-PCS: 0VP870Z
Short Description:Removal of Drain Dev from Scrotum & Tunica, Via Opening
Long Description:Removal of Drainage Device from Scrotum and Tunica Vaginalis, Via Natural or Artificial Opening

Valid for Submission

ICD-10-PCS 0VP870Z is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of removal of drainage device from scrotum and tunica vaginalis, via natural or artificial opening. The code is valid for the year 2019 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 0VP870Z is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the male reproductive system body system, classified under the removal operation. The applicable body part is scrotum and tunica vaginalis.

ICD-10-PCS Details

Position Character Code Designation Label Definition
Character 1 0 Section Medical and Surgical
Character 2 V Body System Male Reproductive System
Character 3 P Operation Removal Drainage tube removal, cardiac pacemaker removal
Character 4 8 Body Part Scrotum and Tunica Vaginalis
Character 5 7 Approach Via Natural or Artificial Opening Entry of instrumentation through a natural or artificial external opening to reach the site of the procedure
Character 6 0 Device Drainage Device Thoracostomy tube
Character 7 Z Qualifier No Qualifier

Code Edits

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Convert 0VP870Z to ICD-9-PCS

The following crosswalk between ICD-10-PCS to ICD-9-PCS is based based on the General Equivalence Mappings (GEMS) information:

What is ICD-10-PCS?

The ICD-10 Procedure Coding System (ICD-10-PCS) is a catalog of procedural codes used by medical professionals for hospital inpatient healthcare settings. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) maintain the catalog in the U.S. releasing yearly updates.

Each ICD-10-PCS code has a structure of seven alphanumeric characters and contains no decimals. The first character defines the major "section". Depending on the "section" the second through seventh characters mean different things.