HCPCS Code Details - A9508

HCPCS Level II Code
Transportation Services Including Ambulance, Medical & Surgical Supplies
HCPCS Code A9508

Long description:
Iodine i-131 iobenguane sulfate, diagnostic, per 0.5 millicurie

Short description:
I131 iodobenguate, dx

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 I1E - Standard imaging - nuclear medicine
HCPCS Action code N - No maintenance for this code
Type of service 4 - Diagnostic radiology
Effective date Effective Jan 01, 2006
Date added Added Jan 01, 2001
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 A9507 · Indium in-111 capromab pendetide, diagnostic, per study dose, up to 10 millicuries

  • HCPCS C9407 · Iodine i-131 iobenguane, diagnostic, 1 millicurie

  • HCPCS C9408 · Iodine i-131 iobenguane, therapeutic, 1 millicurie

  • HCPCS A9509 · Iodine i-123 sodium iodide, diagnostic, per millicurie

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”