2020 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code XK0

New Technology, Muscles, Tendons, Bursae and Ligaments, Introduction

Version 2020 Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

XK0 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable procedure code used to indicate the performance of new technology, muscles, tendons, bursae and ligaments, introduction.

The procedure code XK0 is in the new technology section and is part of the muscles, tendons, bursae and ligaments body system, classified under the introduction operation.

ICD-10-PCS:XK0
Short Description:New Tech, Muscl, Tend, Burs, Lig, Introduce
Long Description:New Technology, Muscles, Tendons, Bursae and Ligaments, Introduction

ICD-10-PCS Details

Position Designation Character Label Notes
1 Section X New Technology
2 Body System K Muscles, Tendons, Bursae and Ligaments
3 Operation 0 Introduction

Involves:
Putting in or on a therapeutic, diagnostic, nutritional, physiological, or prophylactic substance except blood or blood products

4 Body Part
5 Approach
6 Device
7 Qualifier

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.