2020 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 4A040R1

Measurement of Venous Saturation, Peripheral, Open Approach

Version 2020 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

4A040R1 is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of measurement of venous saturation, peripheral, open approach. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 4A040R1 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.

Short Description:Measurement of Venous Saturation, Peripheral, Open Approach
Long Description:Measurement of Venous Saturation, Peripheral, Open 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

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

4 BodySystem 4 Venous
5 Approach 0 Open

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

6 Function/Device R Saturation
7 Qualifier 1 Peripheral

Convert 4A040R1 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.