The Skin, Subcutaneous Tissue, Fascia and Breast body system is identified by the character “H” in the 2nd character position and grouped within the New Technology section of the ICD-10-PCS coding structure. The 2nd character of an ICD-10-PCS code defines the particular body system or general physiological system or anatomical region involved.
X = New Technology
The 3rd character refers to the root operation or the objective of the procedure.
Skin, Subcutaneous Tissue, Fascia and Breast
Putting in or on biological or synthetic material that physically takes the place and/or function of all or a portion of a body part — The body part may have been taken out or replaced, or may be taken out, physically eradicated, or rendered nonfunctional during the Replacement procedure. A Removal procedure is coded for taking out the device used in a previous replacement procedure