HCPCS Code Details - B4149

2017 HCPCS Level II Code
Enteral and Parenteral Therapy
HCPCS Code B4149
Description

Long description:
Enteral formula, manufactured blenderized natural foods with intact nutrients, includes proteins, fats, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals, may include fiber, administered through an enteral feeding tube, 100 calories = 1 unit

Short description:
Ef blenderized foods

HCPCS Modifier1
HCPCS Pricing indicator 39 - Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
Multiple pricing indicator A - Not applicable as HCPCS priced under one methodology
Coverage code D - Special coverage instructions apply
BETOS2 code O1C - Enteral and parenteral
HCPCS Action code N - No maintenance for this code
Type of service E - Enteral/parenteral nutrients/supplies (eff 04/95)
Effective date Effective Jan 01, 2006
Date added Jan 01, 2005
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

See also

  • HCPCS B4104 · Additive for enteral formula (e.g., fiber)

  • HCPCS B4150 · Enteral formula, nutritionally complete with intact nutrients, includes proteins, fats, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals, may include fiber, administered through an enteral feeding tube, 100 calories = 1 unit


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”