ICD-10-PCS Code Range for Anatomical Regions, Upper Extremities

ICD-10-PCS Code Range for Anatomical Regions, Upper Extremities is medical classification list by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

ICD-10-PCS code range (Character 3), Operation, contains ICD-10-PCS codes for Modifying the anatomic structure of a body part without affecting the function of the body part, Taking out or off a device from a body part and putting back an identical or similar device in or on the same body part without cutting or puncturing the skin or a mucous membrane, Stopping, or attempting to stop, postprocedural or other acute bleeding, Cutting off all or a portion of the upper or lower extremities, Taking or letting out fluids and/or gases from a body part, Cutting out or off, without replacement, a portion of a body part, Putting in a nonbiological appliance that monitors, assists, performs, or prevents a physiological function but does not physically take the place of a body part, Visually and/or manually exploring a body part, Putting back in or on all or a portion of a separated body part to its normal location or other suitable location, Taking out or off a device from a body part, Restoring, to the extent possible, a body part to its normal anatomic structure and function, 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, Putting in or on biological or synthetic material that physically reinforces and/or augments the function of a portion of a body part, Correcting, to the extent possible, a portion of a malfunctioning device or the position of a displaced device, Moving, without taking out, all or a portion of a body part to another location to take over the function of all or a portion of a body part, Putting in or on all or a portion of a living body part taken from another individual or animal to physically take the place and/or function of all or a portion of a similar body part.

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