Symbols
  • LC   Limited Coverage
  • NC   Noncovered
  • HAC  HAC associated procedure
  • CC Combination Cluster
  • DRG Non-Or DRG Non Operating Room Procedure
  • Non-Or Non Operating Room Procedure
  • = New code
  • = Revised Code
  • = Male only
  • = Female only
  • Revised Text in GREEN
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CPT® Assistant is the official word from the AMA on proper CPT® code usage. AAPC Coder's Code Connect add-on allows you to search all CPT® Assistant articles from 1990 to present by CPT® code to narrow the options to only related articles for quick coding guidance.

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Coding Clinic
The HCPCS Coding Clinic delivers the official guidance published quarterly by the American Hospital Association (AHA) Central Office on correct HCPCS level II code usage. Each issue offers consistent and accurate advice for the proper use of HCPCS and includes information on HCPCS reporting for hospitals HCPCS Level 1 (CPT®) and Level II codes, the latest code assignments from emerging technologies, and real examples.

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Insertion of Internal Fixation Device into Lumbar Vertebra, Percutaneous Endoscopic Approach 0QH044Z

ICD-10-PCS code 0QH044Z for Insertion of Internal Fixation Device into Lumbar Vertebra, Percutaneous Endoscopic Approach is a medical classification as listed by WHO under the range -Lower Bones.

Coding
Code Descriptor
Insertion of Internal Fixation Device into Lumbar Vertebra, Percutaneous Endoscopic Approach
Character Definition
Chapter Specific Coding Guideline
Cross References
PCS→ICD-9 Vol3
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