0RPAX4Z is a valid billable ICD-10 procedure code for Removal of Internal Fixation Device from Thoracolumbar Vertebral Joint, External Approach.
It is found in the 2022 version of the ICD-10 Procedure Coding System (PCS) and can be used in all HIPAA-covered transactions from Oct 01, 2021 - Sep 30, 2022.
Taking out or off a device from a body part. If a device is taken out and a similar device put in without cutting or puncturing the skin or mucous membrane, the procedure is coded to the root operation CHANGE. Otherwise, the procedure for taking out a device is coded to the root operation REMOVAL
External approach involves:
Procedures performed directly on the skin or mucous membrane and procedures performed indirectly by the application of external force through the skin or mucous membrane
Thoracolumbar Vertebral Joint body part includes:
ICD-10-PCS code structure for
0RPAX4Z — See Table View