HCPCS Code Details - Q0144

2017 HCPCS Level II Code
Miscellaneous Services (Temporary Codes)
HCPCS Code Q0144
Description

Long description:
Azithromycin dihydrate, oral, capsules/powder, 1 gram

Short description:
Azithromycin dihydrate, oral

HCPCS Modifier1
HCPCS Pricing indicator 00 - Physician Fee Schedule And Non-Physician Practitioners - Service not separately priced by part B (e.g., services not covered, bundled, used by Part A only, etc.)
Multiple pricing indicator 9 - Not applicable as HCPCS not priced separately by part B or value is not established
Coverage code M - Non-covered by Medicare
BETOS2 code O1E - Other drugs
HCPCS Action code N - No maintenance for this code
Type of service 1 - Medical care
Effective date Effective Jul 01, 2002
Date added Jul 01, 1996
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 Q0139 · Injection, ferumoxytol, for treatment of iron deficiency anemia, 1 mg (for esrd on dialysis)

  • HCPCS Q0161 · Chlorpromazine hydrochloride, 5 mg, oral, fda approved prescription anti-emetic, for use as a complete therapeutic substitute for an iv anti-emetic at the time of chemotherapy treatment, not to exceed a 48 hour dosage regimen


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”