HCPCS Code Details - J0278

HCPCS Level II Code
Drugs administered other than oral method, chemotherapy drugs
HCPCS Code J0278
Description

Long description:
Injection, amikacin sulfate, 100 mg

Short description:
Amikacin sulfate injection

HCPCS Modifier1
HCPCS Pricing indicator 51 - Drugs
Multiple pricing indicator A - Not applicable as HCPCS priced under one methodology
Coverage code C - Carrier judgment
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, 2006
Date added Added Jan 01, 2006
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 - J0278

Effective Code Dosage Payment
Limit
Vaccine AWP % Vaccine Limit Infusion AWP % DME infusion limit Blood AWP % Blood limit Clotting factor Note
July 1, 2017 - September 30, 2017 100 MG 1.803 - - - - - -
April 1, 2017 - June 30, 2017 100 MG 1.697 - - - - - -
January 1, 2017 - March 31, 2017 100 MG 1.766 - - - - - -
October 1, 2016 - December 31, 2016 100 MG 1.479 - - - - - -
July 1, 2016 - September 30, 2016 100 MG 1.496 - - - - - -
100 MG 1.636 - - - - - -
100 MG 1.155 - - - - - -

See also

  • HCPCS J0275 · 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)

  • HCPCS J0280 · Injection, aminophyllin, up to 250 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”