ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0VT50ZZ

Resection of Scrotum, Open Approach

Version 2019 Billable Code Procedures For Males Only
Short Description:Resection of Scrotum, Open Approach
Long Description:Resection of Scrotum, Open Approach

Valid for Submission

ICD-10-PCS 0VT50ZZ is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of resection of scrotum, open approach. The code is valid for the year 2019 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 0VT50ZZ is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the male reproductive system body system, classified under the resection operation. The applicable body part is scrotum.

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 T Operation Resection Total nephrectomy, total lobectomy of lung
Character 4 5 Body Part Scrotum
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 Z Device No Device
Character 7 Z Qualifier No Qualifier

Code Edits

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 0VT50ZZ 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.