2020 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0VU78JZ

Supplement Left Tunica Vaginalis with Synthetic Substitute, Via Natural or Artificial Opening Endoscopic

Version 2020 Billable Code Procedures For Males Only

Valid for Submission

0VU78JZ is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of supplement left tunica vaginalis with synthetic substitute, via natural or artificial opening endoscopic. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 0VU78JZ is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the male reproductive system body system, classified under the supplement operation. The applicable bodypart is tunica vaginalis, left.

ICD-10-PCS:0VU78JZ
Short Description:Supplement Left Tunica Vaginalis with Synth Sub, Endo
Long Description:Supplement Left Tunica Vaginalis with Synthetic Substitute, Via Natural or Artificial Opening Endoscopic

Replacement Code

0VU78JZ replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10-PCS code(s):

  • 0VU74JZ - Supplement L Tunica Vaginalis w Synth Sub, Perc Endo

ICD-10-PCS Details

Position Designation Character Label Notes
1 Section 0 Medical and Surgical
2 Body System V Male Reproductive System
3 Operation U Supplement

Involves:
Putting in or on biological or synthetic material that physically reinforces and/or augments the function of a portion of a body part

Explanation:
The biological material is non-living, or is living and from the same individual. The body part may have been previously replaced, and the Supplement procedure is performed to physically reinforce and/or augment the function of the replaced body part

Includes:

  • Herniorrhaphy using mesh, free nerve graft, mitral valve ring annuloplasty, put a new acetabular liner in a previous hip replacement

4 BodyPart 7 Tunica Vaginalis, Left
5 Approach 8 Via Natural or Artificial Opening Endoscopic

Involves:
Entry of instrumentation through a natural or artificial external opening to reach and visualize the site of the procedure

6 Device J Synthetic Substitute

Includes:

  • AbioCor(R) Total Replacement Heart
  • AMPLATZER(R) Muscular VSD Occluder
  • Annuloplasty ring
  • Bard(R) Composix(R) (E/X)(LP) mesh
  • Bard(R) Composix(R) Kugel(R) patch
  • Bard(R) Dulex(tm) mesh
  • Bard(R) Ventralex(tm) hernia patch
  • BRYAN(R) Cervical Disc System
  • Ex-PRESS(tm) mini glaucoma shunt
  • Flexible Composite Mesh
  • GORE(R) DUALMESH(R)
  • Holter valve ventricular shunt
  • MitraClip valve repair system
  • Nitinol framed polymer mesh
  • Open Pivot (mechanical) valve
  • Open Pivot Aortic Valve Graft (AVG)
  • Partially absorbable mesh
  • PHYSIOMESH(tm) Flexible Composite Mesh
  • Polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA)
  • Polypropylene mesh
  • PRESTIGE(R) Cervical Disc
  • PROCEED(tm) Ventral Patch
  • Prodisc-C
  • Prodisc-L
  • PROLENE Polypropylene Hernia System (PHS)
  • Rebound HRD(R) (Hernia Repair Device)
  • SynCardia Total Artificial Heart
  • Total artificial (replacement) heart
  • ULTRAPRO Hernia System (UHS)
  • ULTRAPRO Partially Absorbable Lightweight Mesh
  • ULTRAPRO Plug
  • Ventrio(tm) Hernia Patch
  • Zimmer(R) NexGen(R) LPS Mobile Bearing Knee
  • Zimmer(R) NexGen(R) LPS-Flex Mobile Knee

7 Qualifier Z No Qualifier

Explanation:
The value Z is used for the seventh character to indicate that a specific qualifier does not apply to the procedure.

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:

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 0VU78JZ is grouped in the following groups for version MS-DRG V37.0 applicable from 10/01/2019 through 09/30/2020.

  • 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

Convert 0VU78JZ 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. This 2020 ICD-10-PCS code is to be used for discharges occurring from October 1, 2019 through September 30, 2020.

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.