2020 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 4A040J3

Measurement of Venous Pulse, Pulmonary, Open Approach

Version 2020 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

4A040J3 is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of measurement of venous pulse, pulmonary, open approach. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 4A040J3 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 venous.

ICD-10-PCS:4A040J3
Short Description:Measurement of Venous Pulse, Pulmonary, Open Approach
Long Description:Measurement of Venous Pulse, Pulmonary, 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 4 BodySystem Venous
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 J Function/Device Pulse
Character 7 3 Qualifier Pulmonary

Convert 4A040J3 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.