HCPCS Code Details - J7309

HCPCS Level II Code
Drugs administered other than oral method, chemotherapy drugs
HCPCS Code J7309
Description

Long description:
Methyl aminolevulinate (mal) for topical administration, 16.8%, 1 gram

Short description:
Methyl aminolevulinate, top

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
ASC payment group code Effective Jan 01, 2011 - This procedure is approved to be performed in an ambulatory surgical center.
BETOS2 code O1E - Other drugs
HCPCS Action code N - No maintenance for this code
Type of service 9 - Other medical items or services
Effective date Effective Jan 01, 2011
Date added Added Jan 01, 2011
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 J7308 · Aminolevulinic acid hcl for topical administration, 20%, single unit dosage form (354 mg)

  • HCPCS J7310 · Ganciclovir, 4.5 mg, long-acting implant


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”