ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0VUK8KZ

Supplement Left Epididymis with Nonaut Sub, Endo

ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0VUK8KZ

ICD-10-PCS: 0VUK8KZ
Short Description: Supplement Left Epididymis with Nonaut Sub, Endo
Long Description: Supplement Left Epididymis with Nonautologous Tissue Substitute, Via Natural or Artificial Opening Endoscopic

This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-PCS procedure code 0VUK8KZ

Valid for Submission
The code 0VUK8KZ is a billable procedure code.

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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:
  • 0VUK4KZ - Supplement L Epididymis with Nonaut Sub, Perc Endo Approach


ICD-10-PCS Table

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

ICD-10-PCS Definitions

Operation Supplement
Definition:
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
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
Device Nonautologous Tissue Substitute
Includes:
Acellular Hydrated Dermis
Bone bank bone graft
Cook Biodesign(R) Fistula Plug(s)
Cook Biodesign(R) Hernia Graft(s)
Cook Biodesign(R) Layered Graft(s)
Cook Zenapro(tm) Layered Graft(s)
Tissue bank graft

Code Edits

The following code edits are applicable to this code 0VUK8KZ:

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

Diagnostic Related Groups

The procedure code 0VUK8KZ 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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