2020 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0VW44JZ

Revision of Synthetic Substitute in Prostate and Seminal Vesicles, Percutaneous Endoscopic Approach

Version 2020 Billable Code Procedures For Males Only

Valid for Submission

0VW44JZ is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of revision of synthetic substitute in prostate and seminal vesicles, percutaneous endoscopic approach. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 0VW44JZ is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the male reproductive system body system, classified under the revision operation. The applicable bodypart is prostate and seminal vesicles.

ICD-10-PCS: 0VW44JZ
Short Description:Revise Synth Sub in Prostate/Seminal Ves, Perc Endo
Long Description:Revision of Synthetic Substitute in Prostate and Seminal Vesicles, Percutaneous Endoscopic Approach

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 W Operation Revision Adjustment of position of pacemaker lead, recementing of hip prosthesis
Character 4 4 BodyPart Prostate and Seminal Vesicles
Character 5 4 Approach Percutaneous Endoscopic Entry, by puncture or minor incision, of instrumentation through the skin or mucous membrane and any other body layers necessary to reach and visualize 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

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 0VW44JZ is grouped in the following groups for version MS-DRG V37.0 applicable from 10/01/2019 through 09/30/2020.

  • 715 - OTHER MALE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM O.R. PROCEDURES FOR MALIGNANCY WITH CC/MCC
  • 716 - OTHER MALE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM O.R. PROCEDURES FOR MALIGNANCY WITHOUT CC/MCC
  • 717 - OTHER MALE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM O.R. PROCEDURES EXCEPT MALIGNANCY WITH CC/MCC
  • 718 - OTHER MALE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM O.R. PROC EXCEPT MALIGNANCY WITHOUT CC/MCC

Convert 0VW44JZ 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.