ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0VRC0JZ

Replacement of Bilateral Testes with Synthetic Substitute, Open Approach

Version 2019 Billable Code Procedures For Males Only
ICD-10-PCS: 0VRC0JZ
Short Description:Replacement of Bi Testis with Synth Sub, Open Approach
Long Description:Replacement of Bilateral Testes with Synthetic Substitute, Open Approach

Valid for Submission

ICD-10-PCS 0VRC0JZ is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of replacement of bilateral testes with synthetic substitute, open approach. The code is valid for the year 2019 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 0VRC0JZ is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the male reproductive system body system, classified under the replacement operation. The applicable body part is testes, bilateral.

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 R Operation Replacement Total hip replacement, bone graft, free skin graft
Character 4 C Body Part Testes, Bilateral
Character 5 0 Approach Open Cutting through the skin or mucous membrane and any other body layers necessary to expose the site of the procedure
Character 6 J Device Synthetic Substitute Zimmer(R) NexGen(R) LPS-Flex Mobile Knee
Character 7 Z Qualifier No Qualifier

Code Edits

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Diagnostic Related Groups

The Diagnostic Related Groups (DRGs) are a patient classification scheme which provides a means of relating the type of patients a hospital treats. The procedure code 0VRC0JZ is grouped in the following groups for version MS-DRG V36.0 applicable from 10/01/2018 through 09/30/2019.

  • 628 - OTHER ENDOCRINE, NUTRITIONAL AND METABOLIC O.R. PROCEDURES WITH MCC
  • 629 - OTHER ENDOCRINE, NUTRITIONAL AND METABOLIC O.R. PROCEDURES WITH CC
  • 630 - OTHER ENDOCRINE, NUTRITIONAL AND METABOLIC O.R. PROCEDURES WITHOUT CC/MCC
  • 711 - TESTES PROCEDURES WITH CC/MCC
  • 712 - TESTES PROCEDURES WITHOUT CC/MCC

Convert 0VRC0JZ 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.