2020 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 4A020N8

Measurement of Cardiac Sampling and Pressure, Bilateral, Open Approach

Version 2020 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

4A020N8 is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of measurement of cardiac sampling and pressure, bilateral, open approach. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 4A020N8 is in the measurement and monitoring section and is part of the physiological systems body system, classified under the measurement operation. The applicable bodysystem is cardiac.

ICD-10-PCS:4A020N8
Short Description:Measure Cardiac Sampl & Pressure, Bilateral, Open
Long Description:Measurement of Cardiac Sampling and Pressure, Bilateral, Open Approach

ICD-10-PCS Details

Position Character Code Designation Label Definition
Character 1 4 Section Measurement and Monitoring
Character 2 A Body System Physiological Systems
Character 3 0 Operation Measurement Determining the level of a physiological or physical function at a point in time
Character 4 2 BodySystem Cardiac
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 N Function/Device Sampling and Pressure
Character 7 8 Qualifier Bilateral

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 4A020N8 is grouped in the following groups for version MS-DRG V37.0 applicable from 10/01/2019 through 09/30/2020.

  • 216 - CARDIAC VALVE AND OTHER MAJOR CARDIOTHORACIC PROCEDURES WITH CARDIAC CATHETERIZATION WITH MCC
  • 217 - CARDIAC VALVE AND OTHER MAJOR CARDIOTHORACIC PROCEDURES WITH CARDIAC CATHETERIZATION WITH CC
  • 218 - CARDIAC VALVE AND OTHER MAJOR CARDIOTHORACIC PROCEDURES WITH CARDIAC CATHETERIZATION WITHOUT CC/MCC
  • 222 - CARDIAC DEFIBRILLATOR IMPLANT WITH CARDIAC CATHETERIZATION WITH AMI/HF/SHOCK WITH MCC
  • 223 - CARDIAC DEFIBRILLATOR IMPLANT WITH CARDIAC CATHETERIZATION WITH AMI/HF/SHOCK WITHOUT MCC
  • 224 - CARDIAC DEFIBRILLATOR IMPLANT WITH CARDIAC CATHETERIZATION WITHOUT AMI/HF/SHOCK WITH MCC
  • 225 - CARDIAC DEFIBRILLATOR IMPLANT WITH CARDIAC CATHETERIZATION WITHOUT AMI/HF/SHOCK WITHOUT MCC
  • 233 - CORONARY BYPASS WITH CARDIAC CATHETERIZATION WITH MCC
  • 234 - CORONARY BYPASS WITH CARDIAC CATHETERIZATION WITHOUT MCC
  • 286 - CIRCULATORY DISORDERS EXCEPT AMI, WITH CARDIAC CATETERIZATION WITH MCC
  • 287 - CIRCULATORY DISORDERS EXCEPT AMI, WITH CARDIAC CATETERIZATION WITHOUT MCC

Convert 4A020N8 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.