The Medical and Surgical section codes represent the vast majority of procedures reported in an inpatient setting. Medical and surgical procedure codes have a first character value of "0". The 2nd character indicates the general body system (e.g., gastrointestinal).
The first through fifth characters are always assigned a specific value, but the device (6th character) and the qualifier (7th character) are not applicable to all procedures.
0- Medical and Surgical
4- Measurement and Monitoring
5- Extracorporeal or Systemic Assistance and Performance
6- Extracorporeal or Systemic Therapies
8- Other Procedures
C- Nuclear Medicine
D- Radiation Oncology
F- Physical Rehabilitation and Diagnostic Audiology
G- Mental Health
H- Substance Abuse Treatment
X- New Technology
Select a body system from the list below to display a list of root operations:
Medical and Surgical