2020 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 4A027HZ

Measurement of Cardiac Sound, Via Natural or Artificial Opening

Version 2020 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

4A027HZ is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of measurement of cardiac sound, via natural or artificial opening. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 4A027HZ 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:4A027HZ
Short Description:Measurement of Cardiac Sound, Via Opening
Long Description:Measurement of Cardiac Sound, Via Natural or Artificial Opening

Replacement Code

4A027HZ replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10-PCS code(s):

  • 4A023HZ - Measurement of Cardiac Sound, Percutaneous Approach

ICD-10-PCS Details

Position Designation Character Label Notes
1 Section 4 Measurement and Monitoring
2 Body System A Physiological Systems
3 Operation 0 Measurement

Involves:
Determining the level of a physiological or physical function at a point in time

4 BodySystem 2 Cardiac
5 Approach 7 Via Natural or Artificial Opening

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

6 Function/Device H Sound
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.

Convert 4A027HZ 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.