ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0VQK8ZZ

Repair Left Epididymis, Endo

ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0VQK8ZZ

ICD-10-PCS: 0VQK8ZZ
Short Description: Repair Left Epididymis, Endo
Long Description: Repair Left Epididymis, Via Natural or Artificial Opening Endoscopic

This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-PCS procedure code 0VQK8ZZ

Valid for Submission
The code 0VQK8ZZ 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:
  • 0VQK4ZZ - Repair Left Epididymis, Percutaneous Endoscopic Approach


ICD-10-PCS Table

Section 0 - Medical and Surgical
Body System 0V - Male Reproductive System
Operation 0VQ - Repair
Body Part Approach Device Qualifier
K - Epididymis, Left 8 - Via Natural or Artificial Opening Endoscopic Z - No Device Z - No Qualifier

ICD-10-PCS Definitions

Operation Repair
Definition:
Restoring, to the extent possible, a body part to its normal anatomic structure and function
Explanation:
Used only when the method to accomplish the repair is not one of the other root operations
Includes:
Colostomy takedown, suture of laceration
Approach Via Natural or Artificial Opening Endoscopic
Definition:
Entry of instrumentation through a natural or artificial external opening to reach and visualize the site of the procedure

Code Edits

The following code edits are applicable to this code 0VQK8ZZ:

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

Diagnostic Related Groups

The procedure code 0VQK8ZZ 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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