2021 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 5A1955Z

Respiratory Ventilation, Greater than 96 Consecutive Hours

Version 2021
Billable Code
Procedure Inconsistent With Los

Valid for Submission

5A1955Z is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of respiratory ventilation, greater than 96 consecutive hours. The code is valid for the year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 5A1955Z is in the extracorporeal or systemic assistance and performance section and is part of the physiological systems body system, classified under the performance operation. The applicable bodysystem is respiratory.

ICD-10-PCS:5A1955Z
Short Description:Respiratory Ventilation, Greater than 96 Consecutive Hours
Long Description:Respiratory Ventilation, Greater than 96 Consecutive Hours

ICD-10-PCS Details

Position Designation Character Label Notes
1 Section 5 Extracorporeal or Systemic Assistance and Performance
2 Body System A Physiological Systems
3 Operation 1 Performance

Involves:
Completely taking over a physiological function by extracorporeal means

Involves:
Completely taking over a physiological function by extracorporeal means

4 BodySystem 9 Respiratory
5 Duration 5 Greater than 96 Consecutive Hours
6 Function 5 Ventilation
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.

Code Edits

The Medicare Code Editor (MCE) detects and reports errors in the coding of claims data. The following ICD-10 Code Edits are applicable to this code:

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 5A1955Z is grouped in the following groups for version MS-DRG V38.0 applicable from 10/01/2020 through 09/30/2021.

Convert 5A1955Z 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. These 2021 ICD-10-PCS codes are to be used for discharges occurring from October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

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.