|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|
The Medicare Code Editor (MCE) detects and reports errors in the coding of claims data. The following ICD-10 Code Edits are applicable to this code:
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.