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Chapter 27: Introduction to ICD-10-PCS

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device
an object that is supposed to remain in the body after the completion of a procedure, such as a pacemaker
International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision, Procedure Coding System (ICD-10-PCS)
developed as a replacement for ICD-9-CM volume 3-Procedure codes; a newer, larger, more comprehensive procedural coding system devised by 3M Health Information Systems
procedure
the complete specification of the seven characters to identify what service was performed
qualifier
additional information unique to the individual procedure being performed
root operation
the objective of the procedure, such as bypass, drainage, flouroscopy, and the like