HCPCS Code Details - A9606

HCPCS Level II Code
Transportation Services Including Ambulance, Medical & Surgical Supplies
HCPCS Code A9606
Description

Long description:
Radium ra-223 dichloride, therapeutic, per microcurie

Short description:
Radium ra223 dichloride ther

HCPCS Modifier1
HCPCS Pricing indicator 57 - Other carrier priced
Multiple pricing indicator A - Not applicable as HCPCS priced under one methodology
Coverage code C - Carrier judgment
ASC payment group code Effective Jan 01, 2015 - This procedure is approved to be performed in an ambulatory surgical center.
BETOS2 code I1E - Standard imaging - nuclear medicine
HCPCS Action code N - No maintenance for this code
Type of service 4 - Diagnostic radiology
Effective date Effective Jan 01, 2015
Date added Added Jan 01, 2015
HCPCS Coding Procedures

HCPCS Modifiers

In HCPCS Level II, modifiers are composed of two alpha or alphanumeric characters.

Example: E0260-NU - Hospital bed, semi-electric (head and foot adjustment), with any type side rails, with mattress
NU” identifies the hospital bed as new equipment

ASP Drug pricing - A9606

Effective Code Dosage Payment
Limit
Vaccine AWP % Vaccine Limit Infusion AWP % DME infusion limit Blood AWP % Blood limit Clotting factor Note
October 1, 2017 - December 31, 2017 1 microCurie N/A - - - - - -
July 1, 2017 - September 30, 2017 1 microCurie N/A - - - - - -
April 1, 2017 - June 30, 2017 1 microCurie N/A - - - - - -
January 1, 2017 - March 31, 2017 1 microCurie N/A - - - - - -
1 microCurie N/A - - - - - -
1 microCurie N/A - - - - - -
1 microCurie N/A - - - - - -

See also

  • HCPCS A9604 · Samarium sm-153 lexidronam, therapeutic, per treatment dose, up to 150 millicuries

  • HCPCS A9698 · Non-radioactive contrast imaging material, not otherwise classified, per study


1 Two-digit numeric codes are Level I code modifiers copyrighted© by the American Medical Association's Current Procedural Terminology (CPT).

2 BETOS stands for “Berenson-Eggers Type Of Service”