ICD-10-PCS code structure

  6 = Extracorporeal or Systemic Therapies

Body System:

  • A - Physiological Systems

See Terms used in Extracorporeal or Systemic Therapies

The 3rd character refers to the root operation or the objective of the procedure.

Physiological Systems

  • 6A0 - Atmospheric Control

    Extracorporeal control of atmospheric pressure and composition

  • 6A1 - Decompression

    Extracorporeal elimination of undissolved gas from body fluids

  • 6A2 - Electromagnetic Therapy

    Extracorporeal treatment by electromagnetic rays

  • 6A3 - Hyperthermia

    Extracorporeal raising of body temperature

  • 6A4 - Hypothermia

    Extracorporeal lowering of body temperature

  • 6AB - Perfusion

    Extracorporeal treatment by diffusion of therapeutic fluid

  • 6A5 - Pheresis

    Extracorporeal separation of blood products

  • 6A6 - Phototherapy

    Extracorporeal treatment by light rays

  • 6A9 - Shock Wave Therapy

    Extracorporeal treatment by shock waves

  • 6A7 - Ultrasound Therapy

    Extracorporeal treatment by ultrasound

  • 6A8 - Ultraviolet Light Therapy

    Extracorporeal treatment by ultraviolet light