2020 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0WF90ZZ

Fragmentation in Right Pleural Cavity, Open Approach

Version 2020 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

0WF90ZZ is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of fragmentation in right pleural cavity, open approach. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 0WF90ZZ is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the anatomical regions, general body system, classified under the fragmentation operation. The applicable bodypart is pleural cavity, right.

ICD-10-PCS:0WF90ZZ
Short Description:Fragmentation in Right Pleural Cavity, Open Approach
Long Description:Fragmentation in Right Pleural Cavity, Open Approach

ICD-10-PCS Details

Position Designation Character Label Notes
1 Section 0 Medical and Surgical
2 Body System W Anatomical Regions, General
3 Operation F Fragmentation

Involves:
Breaking solid matter in a body part into pieces

Explanation:
Physical force (e.g., manual, ultrasonic) applied directly or indirectly is used to break the solid matter into pieces. The solid matter may be an abnormal byproduct of a biological function or a foreign body. The pieces of solid matter are not taken out

Includes:

  • Extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy, transurethral lithotripsy

4 BodyPart 9 Pleural Cavity, Right
5 Approach 0 Open

Involves:
Cutting through the skin or mucous membrane and any other body layers necessary to expose the site of the procedure

6 Device Z No Device

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

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.

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 0WF90ZZ is grouped in the following groups for version MS-DRG V37.0 applicable from 10/01/2019 through 09/30/2020.

  • 166 - OTHER RESPIRATORY SYSTEM O.R. PROCEDURES WITH MCC
  • 167 - OTHER RESPIRATORY SYSTEM O.R. PROCEDURES WITH CC
  • 168 - OTHER RESPIRATORY SYSTEM O.R. 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 0WF90ZZ 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.