2022 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code F15Z08Z

Bithermal, Binaural Caloric Irrigation Assessment using Vestibular / Balance Equipment

Version 2021
Billable Code

Valid for Submission

ICD-10-PCS:F15Z08Z
Short Description:Bitherm Biaur Caloric Irrig Assess w Vestib/Balance Equip
Long Description:Bithermal, Binaural Caloric Irrigation Assessment using Vestibular / Balance Equipment

F15Z08Z is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of bithermal, binaural caloric irrigation assessment using vestibular / balance equipment. The code is valid for the year 2022 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code F15Z08Z is in the physical rehabilitation and diagnostic audiology section and is part of the diagnostic audiology section qualifier, classified under the vestibular assessment type. The applicable bodysystem/region is none.

ICD-10-PCS Details

Position Designation Character Label Notes
1 Section F Physical Rehabilitation and Diagnostic Audiology
2 Section Qualifier 1 Diagnostic Audiology
3 Type 5 Vestibular Assessment

Involves:
Measurement of the vestibular system and related functions

4 BodySystem/Region Z None
5 TypeQualifier 0 Bithermal, Binaural Caloric Irrigation

Involves:
Measures the rhythmic eye movements stimulated by changing the temperature of the vestibular system

6 Equipment 8 Vestibular / Balance
7 Qualifier Z None

Explanation:
The value Z is used for the seventh character to indicate that a specific qualifier does not apply to the procedure.

Convert F15Z08Z 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 2022 ICD-10-PCS codes are to be used for discharges occurring from October 1, 2021 through September 30, 2022.

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.