HCPCS Code Details - J0275

2017 HCPCS Level II Code
Drugs administered other than oral method, chemotherapy drugs
HCPCS Code J0275
Description

Long description:
Alprostadil urethral suppository (code may be used for medicare when drug administered under the direct supervision of a physician, not for use when drug is self administered)

Short description:
Alprostadil urethral suppos

HCPCS Modifier1
HCPCS Pricing indicator 51 - Drugs
Multiple pricing indicator A - Not applicable as HCPCS priced under one methodology
Coverage code D - Special coverage instructions apply
BETOS2 code O1E - Other drugs
HCPCS Action code N - No maintenance for this code
Type of service 1 - Medical care
Effective date Effective Jan 01, 2000
Date added Jan 01, 1999
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 J0270 · Injection, alprostadil, 1.25 mcg (code may be used for medicare when drug administered under the direct supervision of a physician, not for use when drug is self administered)

  • HCPCS J0278 · Injection, amikacin sulfate, 100 mg


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”